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Diary of a Chambermaid (2015)

Journal d'une femme de chambre (original title)
Not Rated | | Drama | 1 April 2015 (France)
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A scheming servant works for a wealthy couple in France during the late 19th century.

Director:

Benoît Jacquot

Writers:

Hélène Zimmer (scenario), Benoît Jacquot (scenario) | 1 more credit »
1 win & 6 nominations. See more awards »
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Léa Seydoux ... Célestine
Vincent Lindon ... Joseph
Clotilde Mollet Clotilde Mollet ... Madame Lanlaire
Hervé Pierre Hervé Pierre ... Monsieur Lanlaire
Mélodie Valemberg Mélodie Valemberg ... Marianne
Patrick d'Assumçao ... Le capitaine
Vincent Lacoste ... Georges
Joséphine Derenne Joséphine Derenne ... La grand-mère de Georges
Dominique Reymond Dominique Reymond ... La placeuse
Rosette ... Rose
Adriana Asti ... Elvira Parsi, la maquerelle
Aurélia Petit Aurélia Petit ... La maîtresse (train)
Jean-Louis Croquet Jean-Louis Croquet ... Le maître (train)
Alain Eloy ... Le douanier
Yvette Petit Yvette Petit ... Madame Gouin, la mercière
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In the early 1900s, in the French provinces. Célestine a beautiful and libertarian young woman, who has been hired as a chambermaid by the Lanlaires, arrives from Paris at the train station. Joseph, her masters' gruff gardener takes her to the house where she is to work. She is "welcomed" by Mr. Lanlaire who immediately starts fondling her. She then meets Mrs. Lanlaire, a very unpleasant woman with a class superiority. All this bodes ill for the future... Written by Guy Bellinger

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Drama

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Lousy remake
3 March 2020 | by udippelSee all my reviews

It makes me wonder how one can spoil a splendid story like this. Earlier adaptations have been able to show the misery, disgust, dreary situation and yet taken the audience with them, through to the end. Here a less than convincing Lea Seydoux is seemingly dragged through the plot. And the rest of the actors likewise act like having been left behind on the scene without much of an idea what they were actually supposed to do. The miserable, unloving, sordid state in that house is shown. Though, on top of this it is also boring. Bunuel - should we say: in a modern way? - gave the chamber maid the upper hand, resolve, determination, wit. A character and her development. In this movie nothing develops, the hero - so we learn in the beginning - already has a history of being rejected by her employers. While towards the end, she's still diddling with rejection of her behaviour.

Who the heck could have had the idea of doing this remake?


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Official Sites:

Mars Distribution [France]

Country:

France | Belgium

Language:

French

Release Date:

1 April 2015 (France) See more »

Also Known As:

Diary of a Chambermaid See more »

Filming Locations:

Berck, Pas-de-Calais, France See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

EUR6,500,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$10,053, 12 June 2016

Gross USA:

$54,235

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$1,971,247
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Dolby Digital (as Dolby 5.1)

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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