Roma: Interview with Director Alfonso Cuaron about New Film, Venice Fest’s Most Critically Acclaimed Feature

The real life character of Cleo, that for me was this nurturing, mothering presence. This film forced me to see her as a woman, and as a woman that comes from a disadvantaged social class, and also from indigenous heritage, living in a society where class, money, and race are directly related. So it was intense, and in some instances very painful–Cuaron