Diary of a Chambermaid

  • Journal d’une femme de chambre
  • Section: MEDIA – Love without borders
  • France, Belgium
  • 2015 / 96 min
  • Director: Benoît Jacquot
  • Cast: Léa Seydoux, Vincent Lindon, Clotilde Mollet, Vincent Lacoste, Patrick d’Assumçao, Hervé Pierre
  • French with Czech subtitles

Contact: Film Europe

“Deceive and work.” The story of an ambitious and beautiful chambermaid in the employment of a wealthy family in the French countryside.

Célestine, an ambitious and beautiful chambermaid arrives to work for the well-to-do Lanlaire family in the French countryside. There she must face the sexual proposals of her employer and abide his ill-tempered wife who rules the household with an iron fist while growing ever more fascinated with Joseph, a secretive gardener with anti-Semitic views. After Jean Renoir and Luis Buňuel, Benoît Jacquot is the third director to adapt Octave Mirbeau’s famous novel for the silver screen.

Awards: Lumiere Awards, France 2016: Best Actor.



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