Diary of a Chambermaid Movie Review Summary

Actors: Jeanne Moreau, Michel Piccoli

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The great spanish director shot DIARY OF A CHAMBERMAID in France in 1964 with Jeanne Moreau ( Jules et Jim ) and Michel Piccoli.
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Adapted from the Octave Mirbeau novel, the movie relates the adventures of a chambermaid coming from Paris in order to work in a rich family of the french country. As usual, Luis Bunuel's unique world finds its place in this social study.

Highly recommended.

The review of this Movie prepared by Daniel Staebler

Script Analysis of Diary of a Chambermaid

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Plot & Themes

Time/era of movie:    -   1930's-1950's Polit/Social/Race/Gender activism    -   Yes Plotlet:    -   left-wing-but-not-quite-communist activism!    -   religious issues Crime & Scandal    -   Yes Taboo Sex Story?    -   Yes Kind of sex:    -   rape Job/Profession/Poverty Story?    -   Yes Job:    -   blue collar common worker Ethnic/Regional/Gender story?    -   Yes Ethnic/region/relig    -   Hispanic/Spanish Woman/class/friends story?    -   woman's story

Main Character

Identity:    -   Female Profession/status:    -   servant Age:    -   20's-30's Ethnicity/Nationality    -   French


Europe    -   Yes European country:    -   France Forest?    -   Yes Misc setting    -   fancy mansion

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   generic/vague references to death/punishment Sex/nudity in movie?    -   Yes What kind of sex:    -   kissing    -   sex under blankets Any profanity?    -   Occasional swearing Is this movie based on a    -   book

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