DIARY OF A CHAMBERMAID

JOURNAL D’UNE FEMME DE CHAMBRE

By Benoit JACQUOT

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Drama - Completed 2015

Based on the acclaimed French novel by Octave Mirbeau, a classic previously adapted by Renoir starring Paulette Goddard (1946) and Buñuel starring Jeanne Moreau (1964).

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Berlinale - Berlin IFF 2015
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    • Year of production
    • 2015
    • Genres
    • Drama
    • Countries
    • FRANCE, BELGIUM
    • Languages
    • FRENCH
    • Duration
    • 95 mn
    • Director(s)
    • Benoit JACQUOT
    • Writer(s)
    • Hélène ZIMMER, Benoit JACQUOT
    • Producer(s)
    • Kristina LARSEN (Les Films du Lendemain), Jean-Pierre GUÉRIN (JPG Films)
    • Synopsis
    • Early 20th century, in the French provinces. Much courted for her beauty, Célestine is a young chambermaid who has just arrived from Paris in the service of the Lanlaire household. Fending off her master’s advances, Célestine must also deal with the very strict Madame Lanlaire who lords over the house with an iron fist. Among the domestics is Joseph, the enigmatic gardener, who exerts total fascination over her.
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