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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.

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








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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

Setting

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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