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Yalitza Aparicio's Reaction to Her Oscar 2019 Nomination Might Make You Cry (Video)

Yalitza Aparicio was nominated in the Best Actress category for her work in Netflix’s Roma at the 2019 Oscars, and she actually recorded and posted her reaction to the news!

This is just the second time that a Mexican actress has been nominated in this category (the first being back in 2002 when Salma Hayek was nominated for Frida.)

Yalitza woke up bright and early to watch the live stream of the nominees! In a video posted to her official Twitter account, Yalitza could be heard cheering and then seen crying.

Watch below…

Yalitza Aparicio Opens Up About Connecting With Her 'Roma' Character

Yalitza Aparicio poses on the street of her native Mexico for the January cover of The Hollywood Reporter.

Here’s what the 25-year-old Roma star shared with the magazine:

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On Mexico’s political crisis:
“It reminded me of everything that we students had been through in Mexico…You’re always afraid that if you express yourself the government is going to silence you.”

On connecting with her Roma character:
“I recognized that woman. We had demonstrated and it could have ended in the same way. It made me realize just how little things have changed in Mexico.”

You can read more from Yalitza & Roma director Alfonso Cuaron‘s interview at HollywoodReporter.com.

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'Roma' Wins Best Picture at the Critics' Choice Awards 2019

Congratulations to Roma – the movie won Best Picture at the 2019 Critics’ Choice Awards on Sunday (January 13) at the Barker Hangar in Santa Monica, Calif.

The film was nominated for eight awards at the show and won three more – Best Director for Alfonso Cuaron, Best Cinematography for Alfonso, and Best Foreign Language Film.

Alfonso was joined by actors Yalitza Aparicio and Marina De Tavira on stage to accept the final award of the night.

The other Best Picture nominees were Black Panther, BlacKkKlansman, The Favourite, First Man, Green Book, If Beale Street Could Talk, Mary Poppins Returns, A Star Is Born, and Vice.

Make sure to check out the full list of winners.

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Alfonso Cuaron & 'Roma' Stars Hit the Carpet at Critics' Choice Awards 2019

Alfonso Cuaron hits the blue carpet at the 2019 Critics’ Choice Awards on Sunday (January 13) at the Barker Hangar in Santa Monica, Calif.

The 57-year-old filmmaker was joined at the event by his Roma actresses Yalitza Aparicio and Marina De Tavira.

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Roma is nominated for eight awards including Best Picture, Best Foreign Language Film, Best Actress for Yalitza, and four more awards for Alfonso – Best Director, Best Original Screenplay, Best Cinematography, and Best Editing.

FYI: Yalitza is wearing a Prada dress and clutch, Anabela Chan earrings, and rings from Marli New York and Kallati. Marina is wearing a Vivienne Westwood dress, Christian Louboutin shoes and clutch, Kallati earrings, and rings from Maria Jose Lopez and Simon G. Alfonso is wearing Dior.

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Yalitza Aparicio & Alfonso Cuaron Step Out For LA Film Critics Association Awards

Yalitza Aparicio was shining at the LA Film Critics Association Awards!

The 26-year-old Roma star joined director Alfonso Cuaron at the reception on Saturday night (January 12) at the InterContinental Hotel in Century City, Calif.

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During the event, Yalitza and Alfonso were honored with the award for Best Picture and Best Cinematography.

Earlier in the evening, the duo also attended a Tastemakers event where they mingled with celebrity supporters like Charlize Theron and Diego Luna.

Congratulations Yalitza and Alfonso!

FYI: Yalitza is wearing a Marni dress and Sam Edelman heels.

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