R | | Drama
A year in the life of a middle-class family's maid in Mexico City in the early 1970s.
According to Emmanuel Lubezki, it feels like the camera and the cinematography are not there to illustrate; they are the film itself.
I didn't want her.
Sra. Sofía: What?
Cleo: I didn't want her.
Sra. Sofía: They're ok.
Cleo: I didn't want her to be born.
Sra. Sofía: We love you so much, Cleo. Right?
Cleo: Poor little thing.
Throughout the movie we are told that the husband is in Quebec. Towards the end when they go to the Playa and are having dinner, the mother tells the children that he was never in Ottawa. Ottawa is in Ontario and not in Quebec.
It looks like the credits are freeze frame. The only thing that moves during the credits are the passing of two airplanes. The clouds don't move during the entire credits.
Spanish, Mixtec, English, Japanese, German, French, Norwegian