R | | Drama
A year in the life of a middle-class family's maid in Mexico City in the early 1970s.
First film to be distributed primarily by a streaming service (Netflix) to be nominated for and win in the major categories at the BAFTA Film Awards, including Best Film (win), Best Director (win), Best Foreign Film (win), and Best Original Screenplay.
I like being dead.
The children are shown in late 1970 watching a television program in which Master Zovak is using using his teeth to pull a car that's attached to a chain. The car is a VW Safari. However, civilian sales of the VW Safari didn't begin in Mexico until later in 1971.
The closing credits ends with a mantra from the Upanishads: "Shantih Shantih Shantih." This is also the closing line of the 1922 poem "The Waste Land" by T. S. Eliot.
Spanish, Central American Indian languages, English, Norwegian, Japanese, German, French
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