White Crow Art Daily

Alfonso Cuarón- Best Director for Roma

 Oscar 2019 /Alfonso Cuarón

 “It was probably my own guilt about social dynamics, class dynamics, racial dynamics, I was a white, middle-class, Mexican kid living in this bubble. I didn’t have an awareness. I [had] what your parents tell you — that you have to be nice to people who are less privileged than you and all of that — but you’re in your childhood universe.”

“Ninety percent of the scenes represented in the film are scenes taken out of my memory, Sometimes directly, sometimes a bit more obliquely. It’s about a moment of time that shaped me, but also a moment of time that shaped a country. It was the beginning of a long transition in Mexico.”