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The Maid (2009)
"La nana" (original title)

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A drama centered on a maid trying to hold on to her position after having served a family for 23 years.

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Alejandro Goic ...
Andrea García-Huidobro ...
Camila
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Lucas
Darok Orellana ...
Tomás
Sebastián La Rivera ...
Gabriel
Mercedes Villanueva ...
Mercedes
Anita Reeves ...
Sonia
Delfina Guzmán ...
Abuela
Luis Dubó ...
Eric
Luis Muñoz ...
Raúl
Andreína Olivarí ...
Javiera
Gloria Canales ...
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The story of how a maid called Raquel, who has worked for over 20 years in one affluent Chilean household, rediscovers herself. La Nana is a microcosm of Latin social hierarchy while also focusing on one woman's journey to free herself from a mental servitude of her own making Written by Elephant Eye Films

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She's more or less family.

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Budget:

$430,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$17,036 (USA) (16 October 2009)

Gross:

$549,530 (USA) (5 February 2010)
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Touching and Sad
26 August 2011 | by (Burnaby, BC) – See all my reviews

As a child growing up with a parent in the Domestic Service Industry, this movie was very touching and comical at the same time. So much of what happens when the family is not around and the house staff dynamics are well portrayed here. The difference is the cultural nuances that made this film so great. Some of subjects areas caught on film would never really be seen in North America Cinema.

The family dynamics portrayed in the film is also very interesting. The movie has some documentary style camera angles but it is very much a look in at one persons life.

I recommend this movie.


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