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Jean Genet's The maids

Author: Robert EndersChristopher MilesGlenda JacksonSusannah YorkVivien MerchantAll authors
Publisher: [New York] : Kino on Video, [2003], ©1974.
Series: American Film Theatre., Collection 1.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : English : [Widescreen ed.]View all editions and formats
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Two Parisian sisters, Solange and Claire, serve as maids to a cruel socialite, but whenever she leaves, the two act out a bizarre, complex role-playing psychodrama of domination and control that feeds their powerful lust for revenge upon the mistress they serve.
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Genre/Form: Feature films
Drama
Film adaptations
Adaptation
Named Person: Jean Genet; Jean Genet
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Robert Enders; Christopher Miles; Glenda Jackson; Susannah York; Vivien Merchant; Mark Burns; Douglas Slocombe; Peter Tanner; Laurie Johnson; Jean Genet; American Film Theatre.; Ely Landau Organization.; Cinevision (Firm); Cine Films, Inc.; Kino International Corporation.
OCLC Number: 51856919
Notes: Originally released as a motion picture in 1974.
Based on the play by Jean Genet.
Special features: theatrical trailer; "Jean Genet and The maids" an essay by Michael Feingold; AFT cinebill for The maids; stills gallery; an interview with Edie Landau; "Ely Landau: in front of the camera" AFT promotional reel, 1974; American Film Theatre trailer gallery; American Film Theatre scrapbook.
Credits: Director of photography, Douglas Slocombe ; editor, Peter Tanner ; music, Laurie Johnson.
Cast: Glenda Jackson, Susannah York, Vivien Merchant, Mark Burns.
Target Audience: MPAA rating: PG.
Description: 1 videodisc (94 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD, letterboxed (1.85:1), enhanced for 16x9 televisions.
Series Title: American Film Theatre., Collection 1.
Other Titles: Maids
Responsibility: the Ely Landau Organization, Inc. and Cinevision, Ltee present The American Film Theatre ; a Robert Enders film in association with Cine Films ; produced by Robert Enders ; screenplay by Robert Enders and Christopher Miles ; directed by Christopher Miles.
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Two Parisian sisters, Solange and Claire, serve as maids to a cruel socialite, but whenever she leaves, the two act out a bizarre, complex role-playing psychodrama of domination and control that feeds their powerful lust for revenge upon the mistress they serve.

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