Cleo is one of two domestic workers who help Antonio and Sofía take care of their four children in 1970s Mexico City. Complications soon arise when Antonio suddenly runs away with his mistress and Cleo finds out that she's pregnant. When Sofía decides to take the kids on vacation, she invites Cleo for a much-needed getaway to clear her mind and bond with the family.
There are periods in history that scar societies and moments in life that transform us as individuals.
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Shot over a period of 102 days. See more
The end of the film takes place in 1971, but Señora Sofía pulls into the driveway in a new Renault compact with a front grill badge logo designed by Op-Art originator Victor Vasarely that was not introduced until the following year, 1972. See more
Mountains are old, but they're still green.
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. See more
References The Firemen's Ball
Mi corazón es un gitano
Written by Claudio Mattone
, Francesco Migliacci
Performed by Lupita D'Alessio
Published by Universal Music Publishing Group
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