R | | Drama
A year in the life of a middle-class family's maid in Mexico City in the early 1970s.
Alfonso Cuarón becomes the first person in Oscar history to be nominated for and to win the Academy Awards for both Best Director and Best Cinematography in the same year and for the same film. He received additional nominations for Best Original Screenplay and Best Picture for the film as well.
And I started drinking, and then huffing. I was dying. But then I discovered martial arts. And everything came into focus. Just like when you look at me.
At the martial arts training field. The shadows of the spectators jump 180 degrees between shots and continue to change direction throughout the scene.
The closing credits end with "Shantih Shantih Shantih," the conclusion to every mantra in the Upanishads, a collection of 108 Hindu scriptures. "Shantih" was referenced several times in Alfonso Cuarón's earlier film, Children of Men (2006).
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