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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One scene includes a 1974 Ford Country Squire Station Wagon. See more
Mountains are old, but they're still green.
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). See more
Written by Rubén Méndez del Castillo
Performed by Banda Dragones de Mazatepec
Published by Beechwood de México, S.A. de C.V. See more