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Celestine, Maid at Your Service

  • Film

Time Out says

An object lesson in how potentially liberating material (the nominal source is Octave Mirbeau's Diary of a Chambermaid) can be manhandled into heavy-handed voyeurism treading an unresolved line between the Pasolini-inspired bawdy romp and Buñuelian subversion. Celestine, fleeing a brothel after a police raid, finds herself in a stately home full of promisingly wan-looking sexual repressives she makes it her task to liberate, while still serving the needs of her fellow-workers (male and female). The print under review is rendered unwatchable by terrible dubbing.
Written by VG

Release Details

  • Duration:84 mins

Cast and crew

  • Director:Clifford Brown Jesus Franco
  • Cast:
    • Lina Romay
    • Howard Vernon
    • Jean-Pierre Granet
    • Pamela Stanford
    • Olivier Mathot
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