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DAIRY OF A CHAMBERMAID (Journal d’une Femme de Chambre)

DAIRY OF A CHAMBERMAID (Journal d’une Femme de Chambre)

Crime, Drama
1h 41min   |  NR  |  1965  |  Dutch, English, French
SYNOPSIS:
Celestine, the chambermaid, has new job on the country. The Monteils, who she works for are a group of strange people. The wife is frigid, her husband is always hunting (both animals and women) and her father is a shoe-fetishist. Joseph, the farm-labourer is a fascist and sexually attracted to Celestine. Celestine settles herself and talks to the neighbour, an ex-officer, who likes damaging his neighbour's things. After the death of the old man, she quits her job, but because of the rape and murder of a child 'Little Claire' she decides to stay, believing that Joseph is the murderer.

Director: Luis Buñuel
Stars: Jeanne Moreau,  Michel Piccoli,  Georges Géret


AWARDS:
Italian National Syndicate of Film Journalists 
Nominated: Silver Ribbon
Best Foreign Director (Regista del Miglior Film Straniero)  -  Luis Buñuel 

Karlovy Vary International Film Festival 
Won: Best Actress  -  Jeanne Moreau