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Rome
Regissør: Alfonso Cuarón
(Mexico, USA)

Rome examines the social hierarchy of 70 century Mexico, and reveals how intertwined class and ethnicity are. The film is director Alfonso Cuarón's most personal – and best – to date.

Six years after the Oscar-winning giant success Gravity, with actors Sandra Bullock and George Clooney, the director, screenwriter, photographer and filmmaker Alfonso Cuarón is ready with a new movie: Rome. In September, it peaked at the Venice Film Festival, and the director was able to take the Golden Lion home to Mexico City.

The hometown is also the scene of Rome. For the first time in 16 years, not since the breakthrough And your mom, too, he has made a film with his native language, Spanish. This time, he also includes the language of Mixtic, spoken by the Native American population of Mexico.

Tribute to the women

Rome is by far Alfonso's most personal film project to date. We come into close contact with the life of a middle-class family in Mexico City for a year, early. . .

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Tommy Lørdahl
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