Roma

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Roma, by far the greatest film of the year and one of the best in the past 10 years. Alfonso Cuarón is a modern day master film maker who's childhood memories were brought to life in the film Roma. It is a black and white film which is visually stimulating, the cinematography, shot by Cuarón captures memories from his past in a manner which speaks to the heart and soul. First time actress Yalitza Aparicio; in her debut film portrays the nanny from Cuarón's childhood with such authenticity that you are sucked into the emotional roller coaster the character Cleo goes through. The production is authentic, most of the film was shot on location in the neighborhoods of Mexico City  Cuarón grew up in, even the furniture and items in the family home are the real ones form his past. If you are looking for a classic film experience, a film that drives on emotion, character and story this is the film to see. No CGI, no slap stick comedy, no epic battle scenes or props needed. Roma is a true story that speaks visually and emotionally on all levels that will leave you in tears of joy. A MUST SEE for lovers of film.