Roma / Netflix, Participant Media presenta ; filmo produktita de Esparanto-Filmoj ; escrita y dirigida por Alfonso Cuarón ; producida por Gabriela Rodríguez, Alfonso Cuarón, Nicolás Celis.
- ISBN: 9781681436579
- ISBN: 1681436574
- Physical Description: 2 videodiscs (135 min.) : sound, black and white ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 folded sheet.
- Edition: Director-approved two-DVD special edition.
- Publisher: [New York, N.Y.] : The Criterion Collection, 
- Copyright: ©2020
Contents / Notes
Originally released as a motion picture in 2018.
Features: 4K digital master, supervised by director Alfonso Cuarón; Road to "Roma," a new documentary about the making of the film, featuring behind-the-scenes footage and an interview with Cuarón; Snapshots From the Set, a new documentary featuring actors Yalitza Aparicio and Marina de Tavira, producers Gabriela Rodríguez and Nicolás Celis, production designer Eugenio Caballero, casting director Luis Rosales, executive producer David Linde, and others; New documentaries about the film's sound and postproduction processes, featuring Cuarón, postproduction sound team members Sergio Diaz, Skip Lievsay and Craig Henighan, editor Adam Gough, postproduction cupervisor Carlos Morales and finishing artist Steven J. Scott; New documentary about the film's ambitious theatrical campaign and social impact in Mexico, featuring Celis and Rodríguez; Trailers; Alternate French subtitles and Spanish SDH; Essays by novelist Valeria Luiselli and historian Enrique Krauze.
|Formatted Contents Note:||
disc 1. Feature film -- disc. 2. Special features.
|Creation/Production Credits Note:||
Director of photography, Alfonso Cuarón ; editors, Alfonso Cuarón, Adam Gough ; music supervisor, Lynn Fainchtein.
|Participant or Performer Note:||
Yalitza Aparicio, Marina de Tavira, Diego Cortina Autrey, Carlos Peralta, Daniela Demesa, Marco Graf, Nancy García, Verónica García, Andy Cortés, Fernando Grediaga.
"With his eighth and most personal film, Alfonso Cuarón recreated the early 1970s Mexico City of his childhood, narrating a tumultuous period in the life of a middle-class family through the experiences of Cleo (Yalitza Aparicio, in a revelatory screen debut), the indigenous domestic worker who keeps the household running. Charged with the care of four small children abandoned by their father, Cleo tends to the family even as her own life is shaken by personal and political upheavals. Written, directed, shot, and coedited by Cuarón, Roma is a labor of love with few parallels in the history of cinema, deploying monumental black-and-white cinematography, an immersive soundtrack, and a mitxture of professional and nonprofessional performances to shape its author's memories into a world of enveloping texture, and to pay tribute to the woman who nurtured him"--Container.
|Target Audience Note:||
MPAA rating: R; for graphic nudity, some disturbing images, and language.
|System Details Note:||
DVD, NTSC, all regions; widescreen ((2.39:1 aspect ratio); Dolby 5.1 surround.
Spanish and Mixtec dialogue with optional English and French subtitles and Spanish subtitles for the heaf and hearing impaired (SDH) and Spanish audio description for the visually impaired.
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