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Original title
Running time
135 min.
Mexico Mexico
Alfonso Cuarón
Alfonso Cuarón (B&W)
Co-production Mexico-United States; Participant Media, Esperanto Filmoj. Distributed by Netflix
Drama | Social Drama. 1970s. Family Relationships
Synopsis / Plot
"Roma" follows Cleo (Yalitza Aparicio), a young domestic worker for a family in the middle-class neighborhood of Roma in Mexico City. Delivering an artful love letter to the women who raised him, Cuarón draws on his own childhood to create a vivid and emotional portrait of domestic strife and social hierarchy amidst political turmoil of the 1970s.
2018: 3 Academy Awards: Best Foreign Film, Director & Cinematography. 10 Nom.
2018: Golden Globes: Best Director & Foreign Film. Nominated for Best Screenplay
2018: Venice Film Festival: Golden Lion (Best Film)
2018: 4 BAFTA Awards, including Best Film & Best Director. 7 nominations
2018: Toronto Film Festival: Second Runner-up Best Film
2018: New York Film Critics Circle: Best Film, Director & Cinematography
2018: Los Angeles Film Critics Association: Best Film & Cinematography
2018: National Board of Review (NBR): Top Films
2018: American Film Institute (AFI): Special Award AFI
2018: Critics Choice Awards: Best Picture, Director, Cinematography & Foreign Film
2018: Independent Spirit Awards: Best Foreign Film
2018: Chicago Film Critics Awards: 5 Awards including Best Picture. 9 Nominations
2018: San Francisco Film Critics: 3 Awards including Best Picture. 8 Nom.
2018: British Independent Film Awards: Best International Independent Film
2018: Gotham Awards: Nominated for Best Breakthrough Actor (Aparicio)
2018: Satellite Awards: Best Director, Screenplay, Editing & Best Foreign Film
2018: Producers Guild Awards (PGA): Nominated for Best Film
2018: Directors Guild of America (DGA): Best Director
2018: Writers Guild of America (WGA): Nominated for Best Original Screenplay
2018: Goya Awards: Best Hispano American Film
2018: Ariel Awards: 10 Awards including Best Film & Director. 15 Nominations
2018: Forqué Awards: Best Hispano American Film
2018: David di Donatello Awards: Best Foreign Film
2019: Platino Awards: Best Film, Directing, Screenplay, Cinematography & Sound
2019: Macondo Awards: Best Ibero American Film
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