• The Realism Of Roma's Sets Became An Obsession For Alfonso Cuarón

    1 day ago - By Slash Film

    Alfonso Cuarón's 2018 film " Roma " serves two functions. Primarily, it is a nostalgia piece for the director, who set the film in Mexico City in 1971, the time and place of his own childhood. Secondarily, it was a style piece for Cuarón, who modeled a great deal of his film's tone and visuals to the works of Federico Fellini (to whose works some critics compared "Roma"). "Roma" tells the story of Cleo , a live-in maid for a relatively wealthy family in Mexico. The film's drama begins with her discovering she is pregnant, but "Roma" takes us out onto beaches, into street fairs, into...
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