- Mexico / US
- 2h 15min
- Directed by: Alfonso Cuarón
- Cast: Yalitza Aparicio, Marina de Tavira
- Language: Spanish, Mixtec
- UK release: 14 December 2018
Cleo (Aparicio) is the loyal servant of a middle-class family headed by Sofia (de Tavira), in the Roma district of Mexico City in 1970-71. Beautifully crafted family drama that mixes quiet intimacy with observation of the tumultuous times in the nation, melancholy but thoroughly absorbing and gently touching.
This film is not currently showing in cinemas.
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