Are The Dreamers living the dream?
Being a beautiful memoir of Alfonso Cuarón’s childhood, Roma is dedicated to Liboria Rodríguez, the woman who raised the director in a house similar to the one in the film.
“She’s been out of jail for 24 hours, she’s already causing drama! Dra-maah!”
A violent thriller manuscript dedicated to the writer’s ex wife becomes a symbolic revenge tale.
The film invites us to the time of deadly love.
Let’s seek for some symbolism in the eerie but captivating fantasy world of Ophelia.
Let’s continue with analyzing the cinematography, editing, sound techniques and the genre of the film.
The first part of my analysis covers the narrative and mise-en-scene of the film.