Cleo is one of two domestic workers who help Antonio and Sofía take care of their four children in 1970s Mexico City. Complications soon arise when Antonio suddenly runs away with his mistress and Cleo finds out that she's pregnant. When Sofía decides to take the kids on vacation, she invites Cleo for a much-needed getaway to clear her mind and bond with the family.
There are periods in history that scar societies and moments in life that transform us as individuals.
Did You Know?
The film premiered at the 75th Venice International Film Festival in August 2018. See more
The children are shown in late 1970 watching a television program in which Master Zovak is using using his teeth to pull a car that's attached to a chain. The car is a VW Safari. However, civilian sales of the VW Safari didn't begin in Mexico until later in 1971. See more
We are alone. No matter what they tell you, we women are always alone.
It looks like the credits are freeze frame. The only thing that moves during the credits are the passing of two airplanes. The clouds don't move during the entire credits. See more
Featured in 76th Golden Globe Awards
Written by Luis Pérez Meza
Performed by Luis Pérez Meza
Published by Promotora Hispano Americana de Música, S.A. de C.V.
Courtesy of Warner Music Mexico, S.A. de C.V. See more