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The Chambermaid on the Titanic (1997)

La femme de chambre du Titanic (original title)
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
Enzo De Caro ...
Lacroix (as Vincenzo De Caro)
Salvador Madrid ...
Leon
Barbara Lerici ...
Blanche
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Storyline

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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Drama | Romance

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Release Date:

14 August 1998 (USA)  »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend:

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

Gross:

$244,465 (USA) (18 September 1998)
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2.35 : 1
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Goofs

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 »

Soundtracks

Tzigany Waltz
Extracto de "Austria Central Europe Greece" - Bruton Music BRR31
Written by John Leach (as J. Leache) and George Fenton (as G. Fenton)
Courtesy of E. Warner Music
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Perhaps the most romantic film by Bigas Luna
19 August 2003 | by (Spain) – See all my reviews



"La Femme de chambre du Titanic" is one of the best film by the spanish director Bigas Luna and my opinion it is the only one.

The reason is because is very different,it is not like the other films,which serve us sex scenes.This film is romantic and present the fantasies of a middle class man (Olivier Martinez)when he win a ticket to the departure of the titanic.There,in England he knows a beautiful woman,Marie,and she pass a night with him in his hotel room.

then,when he returns,He tell stories in the bar and people heard them very carefully so he imagine new stories.

There is no explicit sex like in "Son de mar" or "Jamon,Jamon" and this is good because "la femme de chambre du titanic" Becomes Romantic and perhaps a little bit erotic


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