Roma (2018) is a multi award winning film and became the first Mexican film to win Best Foreign Language Film. It also received the most Academy Awards nominations ever for a non-English language film.
The film's Director & Writer Alfonso 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.
Roma follows the story of Cleo, one of two domestic workers who help Antonio and Sofía take care of their four children in 1970s Mexico City.
Complications soon arise when Antonio suddenly runs away with his mistress and Cleo finds out that she's pregnant.
When Sofía decides to take the kids on vacation, she invites Cleo for a much-needed getaway to clear her mind and bond with the family.
This highly applauded film is finally available to view on the public screen, and this triumphant blend of tragedy, comedy and absurdity it is definitely not to be missed. Bring tissues...
IMDB rating: 7.7/10
Rotten Tomatoes :96%
Running Time : 2 hours and 15 minutes