R | | Drama
A year in the life of a middle-class family's maid in Mexico City in the early 1970s.
First black-and-white film to win the Academy Award for Best Director since The Artist (2011).
Mountains are old, but they're still green.
In the beginning of the film when the family is having dinner. The dinner plates they are using are of the "Flor de Otoño" pattern manufactured by Santa Anita, they started operations in 1991.
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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