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Title The diary of a chambermaid [(DVD) videorecording] = Le journal d'une femme de chambre / Janus Films [and others] présente un film de Luis Buñuel ; adaptation et dialogue, Luis Buñuel et Jean Claude Carrière ; un film réalisé en co-production franco-italienne Speva Films [and others] ; produit par Serge Silberman, Michel Safra.

Publication Info. [Irvington, N.Y.] : Criterion Collection, [2001]
Location Call No. Status
 Nichols Adult DVD Foreign Films  FRENCH DIA    AVAILABLE
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Description 1 videodisc (98 min.) : sound, black and white ; 4 3/4 in.
Series Criterion collection ; 117.
Classic collection.
System Details DVD.
Language French language soundtrack (mono) with optional English subtitles.
Cast Jeanne Moreau, Georges Geret, Daniel Ivernel, Françoise Lugagne, Muni, Jean Ozenne, Michel Piccoli.
Credits Director of photography, Roger Fellous ; editing, Louisette Hautecoeur ; production design, Georges Wakhevitch.
Note Based on the novel Le journal d'une femme de chambre by Octave Mirbeau.
Originally released as a motion picture in 1964.
Special features: Video interview with screenwriter and longtime Brũnel collaborator Jean-Claude Carrière ; transcript of a late-1970's interview with director Luis Bruñel ; original theatrical trailer, narrated by Jeanne Moreau.
For specific features see interactive menu.
Summary A chambermaid with Paris flair gets a job at a country estate. The family she works for and the other staff members are a strange sort and she must learn the ways of country living and neighbor revialry. After a child is murdered near the estate, she begins to have her suspicions as to whom may be responsible.
Audience Not rated by MPAA.
Subject Women household employees -- France -- Drama -- Videodiscs.
Country life -- France -- Drama -- Videodiscs.
Man-woman relationships -- Drama -- Videodiscs.
Adultery -- Drama -- Videodiscs.
France -- Social life and customs -- 20th century -- Drama -- Videodiscs.
Genre Feature films.
Feature films France.
Motion pictures, French.
Added Author Buñuel, Luis, 1900-1983.
Silberman, Serge.
Safra, Michel.
Carrière, Jean-Claude, 1931-
Moreau, Jeanne, 1928-
Géret, Georges, 1924-1996.
Ivernel, Daniel.
Lugagne, Françoise.
Muni, 1929-1999.
Ozenne, Jean, 1898-1969.
Piccoli, Michel, 1925-2020
Mirbeau, Octave, 1848-1917. Journal d'une femme de chambre.
Janus Films.
Speva films s.a.
Criterion Collection (Firm)
Added Title Diary of a chambermaid
Journal d'une femme de chambre
Journal d'une femme de chambre (Motion picture)
ISBN 0780024206
Standard No. 037429158128
Music No. DIA070 Criterion Collection
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