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Alfonso Cuarón
Mexico, USA 2018 / 135’
Queen of Hearts Summer

With ten Oscar nominations, including for Alfonso Cuarón for Best Director, Best Cinematography, Best Foreign Language Film, and the Golden Lion of the Venice Film Festival, Roma is definitely the most famous film of last year and the most personal of all the films by the author of Gravity and And Your Mother Too. It tells the story of a young maid working in the middle-class dominated Roma district of the Mexican capital. With this film, Cuarón writes a letter full of artistry and love for the women who brought him up and paints a vivid and moving picture of domestic tensions and changes in social hierarchy against the background of the political chaos of the 1970s. This is poetic and subtle cinema, made with attention to every detail in black and white.

Gutek Film


Venice IFF 2018 - Best Film, SIGNIS Award; Camerimage 2018 - Brown Frog; BIFA 2018 - Best International Independent Film; Golden Globs 2019 - Best Director

Alfonso Cuarón

Alfonso Cuarón is a Mexican director, screenwriter, film editor and producer. He gained recognition with the 2001 film And Your Mother Too, which became one of the hits of Spanish-speaking cinema. He made his debut with Only With Your Partner, which he made with his brother Carlos and became famous for his screen adaptations of Frances Hodgson Burnett's novel A Little Princess and Great Expectations by Charles Dickens. In 2004 he directed the third part of Harry Potter's adventures, Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban. His film Gravity won seven Oscars, including one for Cuarón himself for Best Director as well as Best Editing.

Selected filmography

1991 Tylko ze stałym partnerem / Sólo con tu pareja / Only with Your Partner

1995 Mała księżniczka / A Little Princess

1998 Wielkie nadzieje / Great Expectations 

2001 I twoją matkę też / Y tu mamá también / And Your Mother Too

2006 Ludzkie dzieci / Children of Men

2013 Grawitacja / Gravity

Cast & Crew

director Alfonso Cuarón
screenplay Alfonso Cuarón
cinematography Alfonso Cuarón
editing Alfonso Cuarón, Adam Gough
cast Yalitza Aparicio, Marina de Tavira, Diego Cortina Autrey
producer Nicolás Celis, Alfonso Cuarón, Gabriela Rodriguez
production Esperanto Filmoj, Netflix, Participant Media
Polish distributor Gutek Film
language Spanish
colouration colour