Keswick Film Club - The Chambermaid

Sunday 17th November 5:00 PM

The Chambermaid (La camarista)

Director: Lila Avilés Country: Mexico
Cert: 15 Year: 2018 Length: 102 mins Language: Spanish


A film about one woman's fight to get to the top; in this case literally as well as figuratively as promotion means cleaning the floor above in this Mexican hotel.

"For the time being, however, Eve has a world of grindingly hard work. She has to leave her young son behind in the care of a neighbour, and has to get up even earlier in the morning than everyone else because she is also going to adult education classes" - Peter Bradshaw, Guardian.


open_quote This is brilliantly confident film-making. Avilés does not need to leave the building to examine class tensions and cultural misunderstandings, weaving her critique through the hotel's denizens close_quote Simran Hans, Guardian

open_quote It's a fabulous piece of cinema close_quote Nigel Andrews, Ft



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