A scene from the Netflix film Roma, by Mexican filmmaker Alfonso Cuarón. Photo: AP

Roma: all there is to know about Netflix’s Oscar hopeful, set in Mexico and inspired by a childhood nanny

  • Alfonso Cuarón’s intimate family drama, set in 1970s Mexico, is filmed in black and white
  • He says you’ll require ‘patience’ to watch it, but selling film fans on a slow-burning, subtitled period piece will be an uphill battle
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A scene from the Netflix film Roma, by Mexican filmmaker Alfonso Cuarón. Photo: AP
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