Diary of a Chambermaid (Directors Suite) (1964)

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Released 13-Oct-2010
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Written by Buñuel and his regular writing partner, Jean-Claude Carriere, and charting the rise of 30s Fascism, Diary of A Chambermaid is an intelligent consideration of political, social and sexual mores in relation to the perversity of human desires.

When Célestine (Jeanne Moreau, Jules et Jim, Touchez Pas Au Grisbi) goes to work as a chambermaid in a crumbling Normandy estate, she is privvy to the most personal of details about each of the members of the household: Mr. Monteil's craving for sex, Mrs. Monteil's embittered repression, father-in-law Mr. Rabour's refined fetishism...But when two unexpected and shocking events take place in the quiet country community, Célestine suspects that the fascist farm labourer, Joseph, is involved, and does everything in her power to make him confess.

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Starring
Jeanne Moreau
Georges Géret
Daniel Ivernel
Françoise Lugagne
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Jean Ozenne
Michel Piccoli
Joëlle Bernard
Françoise Bertin
Aline Bertrand
Pierre Collet
Michel Dacquid
Directed by
Luis Buñuel
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Genre Year Running Time Format Region Coding RSDL
(72:41)
Drama 1964 93:45 576i (PAL) 4
Video
Widescreen 2.35:1, 16x9 Enhanced
Audio
French Dolby Digital 2.0 (224Kb/s), English Audio Commentary Dolby Digital 2.0 (224Kb/s)
Subtitles
English, English Alternate Subtitles
Extras
Audio Commentary-by Dr. Adrian Martin, Featurette-'Angel in the Marshes' documentary, Gallery-Poster-Two theatrical posters, Theatrical Trailer-Original theatrical trailer, narrated by Jeanne Moreau, Trailer-Four Directors Suite trailers
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