Diary of a chambermaid = Le Journal d'une femme de chambre

France, 1964

Film
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Celestine (Jeanne Moreau) takes up a post as chambermaid to a middle-class family and becomes the catalyst that reveals their sexual, religious and social repressions. The film, foot fetishism and all, is pure Bunuel, a sharp social satire in which the sexy, cruel and cool Moreau is wonderful. Loosely based on the novel by Octave Mirbeau.

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Credits

director

Luis Bunuel

co-producer

Michael Sabra

Serge Silberman

production company

Cine Alliance

DEAR Film

Filmsonor

Speva

Duration

01:38:00:00

Production places
France
Production dates
1964

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

303491

Language

French

Audience classification

PG

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Black and White

Holdings

VHS; Access Print (Section 1)

Wikidata

Q988029

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