Winner of GOLDEN LION – BEST FILM Venice Film Festival 2018
Double winner Golden Globes 2019 –BEST FOREIGN LANGUAGE FILM and BEST DIRECTOR to Alfonso Cuarón.
Ten 2019 OSCAR nominations including BEST FILM and BEST DIRECTOR
Stuff – Graeme Tuckett 5/5 Stars: “Alfonso Cuaron’s love-letter to 1970s Mexico is a stunning achievement.”
ROMA chronicles a turbulent year in the lives of a middle-class family in 1970s Mexico City.
ROMA (135 mins M – Violence, nudity, offensive language & content that may disturb)
English and Spanish with English subtitles.
Saturday 19 January 8.30pm
Saturday 2 February 5.45pm
Book online: raglanmovies.nz, call into the Old School office Mon-Fri 10am to 2pm.
Door sales from 30 mins before session times.
Licensed bar & homemade snacks on sale at all screenings.
Adults $15, Concession $12, RCAC Members $12, Children $8.
The reduced concession rate is for $12 concession (student, seniors or CS cards).
ROMA follows a young domestic worker Cleo (Yalitza Aparicio) from Mixteco heritage descent and her co-worker Adela (Nancy García), also Mixteca, who work for a small family in the middle-class neighborhood of Roma. It gives a vivid portrayal of domestic strife and social hierarchy amidst political turmoil.
Mother of four, Sofia (Marina de Tavira), copes with the extended absence of her husband, Cleo faces her own devastating news that threatens to distract her from caring for Sofia’s children, whom she loves as her own. While trying to construct a new sense of love and solidarity in a context of a social hierarchy where class and race are perversely intertwined, Cleo and Sofia quietly wrestle with changes infiltrating the family home in a country facing confrontation between a government-backed militia and student demonstrators.
Filmed in luminous black and white, ROMA is an intimate, gut-wrenching and ultimately life-affirming portrait of the ways, small and large, one family maintains its balance in a time of personal, social and political strife.
Directed by Alfonso Cuarón (‘Gravity’, ‘Y Tu Mamá También’, ‘Great Expectations’)
Starring Yalitza Aparicio, Marina de Tavira, Diego Cortina Autrey, Carlos Peralta, Marco Graf, Daniela Demesa, Nancy García García, Verónica García
Written by Alfonso Cuarón
Drama 135 mins M Violence, nudity, offensive language & content that may disturb | Spanish and English with English subtitles | Mexico, USA