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The Chambermaid on the Titanic (1997)
"La femme de chambre du Titanic" (original title)

 -  Drama | Romance  -  14 August 1998 (USA)
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Horty, a French foundry worker, wins a contest and is sent to see the sailing of the Titanic. In England, Marie, saying she is a chambermaid on the Titanic and cannot get a room, asks to ... See full summary »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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Horty
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Zoe
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Marie
Didier Bezace ...
Simeon
Aldo Maccione ...
Zeppe, Actor
Jean-Marie Juan ...
Pascal
Arno Chevrier ...
Al
Marianne Groves ...
Mathilde
Didier Bénureau ...
Simeon's Secretary
Alberto Cassadie ...
Giovanni
Giorgio Gobbi ...
Manu
Yves Verhoeven ...
Gaspard
Vincenzo De Caro ...
Lacroix
Salvador Madrid ...
Leon
Barbara Lerici ...
Blanche
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Horty, a French foundry worker, wins a contest and is sent to see the sailing of the Titanic. In England, Marie, saying she is a chambermaid on the Titanic and cannot get a room, asks to share his room. They do, chastely; when he awakens, she is gone, but he sees her at the sailing and gets a photo of her. When he returns home, he suspects that his wife Zoe has been sleeping with Simeon, the foundry owner. Horty goes to the bar, where his friends get him drunk and he starts telling an erotic fantasy of what happened with him and Marie, drawing a larger audience each night. Written by Jon Reeves <jreeves@imdb.com>

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There was more than one love story on the Titanic.

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$7,902 (USA) (14 August 1998)

Gross:

$244,465 (USA) (18 September 1998)
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When the Titanic is seen leaving the dock, smoke is coming from four funnels. On the real ship, the fourth smokestack was a dummy. See more »

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Written by J.L. Witas and Jean Marnay (as J. Marnay)
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Very intelligent movie
16 March 2000 | by (Cap-de-la-Madeleine, Canada) – See all my reviews

This collaboration between France and Italy is simply a very original movie, with a scrip of a great intelligence. We don't really know if Olivier Martinez is telling lies, but like the people who listen to him, we want to hear him and believe him. And like in a great short story of litterature, we know the true at the end, but the director told us, in a little part, that it's not really sure... The idea of shows in little theatres, by the last half of the film, is simply brillant. I have study the reaction of people with melodrama at this time of the 20th century, and we saw that in this film

exactly like it was in the early 1910's. This is truly a wonderful movie.


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