From left: Marco Graf, Daniela Demesa, Yalitza Aparicio, Marina De Tavira, Diego Cortina Autrey and Carlos Peralta Jacobson in a still from Roma (Category IIB: Spanish), written and directed by Alfonso Cuarón. Photo: Carlos Somonte

Roma film review: Alfonso Cuarón’s Netflix-based Venice Golden Lion winner is one of the great films of this century

  • A black-and-white love letter to his childhood through the eyes of the maid who raised him, this is the Mexican director’s masterpiece
  • Film builds slowly through some astounding scenes, building up to narrative explosions, and immersing you in Cuarón’s universe
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From left: Marco Graf, Daniela Demesa, Yalitza Aparicio, Marina De Tavira, Diego Cortina Autrey and Carlos Peralta Jacobson in a still from Roma (Category IIB: Spanish), written and directed by Alfonso Cuarón. Photo: Carlos Somonte
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