ROMA – THE CRITERION COLLECTION (15) 2019 MEXICO CUARÓN, ALFONSO DVD – £19.99 BLU RAY – £28.99
Set in 1970′ s Colonia Roma neighbourhood of Mexico City, the film follows the tumultuous period in the life of a middle-class family as seen through the eyes the maid Yalitza Aparicio and is loosely based on Alfonso Cuarón childhood in Mexico City.
Roma is a labour of love, Alfonso Cuarón deploying monumental black-and-white cinematography, an immersive soundtrack, and a mixture of professional and nonprofessional performances to shape its author’s memories and to pay tribute to the woman who nurtured him.
DIRECTOR-APPROVED SPECIAL EDITION FEATURES
4K digital master, supervised by director Alfonso Cuarón, with Dolby Atmos soundtrack on the Blu-ray
Road to “Roma,” a new documentary about the making of the film, featuring behind-the-scenes footage and an interview with Cuarón
Snapshots from the Set, a new documentary featuring actors Yalitza Aparicio and Marina de Tavira, producers Gabriela Rodríguez and Nicolás Celis, production designer Eugenio
Caballero, casting director Luis Rosales, executive producer David Linde, and others
New documentaries about the film’s sound and postproduction processes, featuring Cuarón; Sergio Diaz, Skip Lievsay, and Craig Henighan from the postproduction sound team; editor Adam Gough; postproduction supervisor Carlos Morales; and finishing artist Steven J. Scott
New documentary about the film’s ambitious theatrical campaign and social impact in Mexico, featuring Celis and Rodríguez
Alternate French subtitles and Spanish SDH
PLUS: A booklet featuring essays by novelist Valeria Luiselli, historian Enrique Krauze, and (with the Blu-ray) writing by author Aurelio Asiain, along with production-design images with notes by Caballero
In Spanish with English subtitles
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