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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 ...
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Camila
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Lucas
Darok Orellana ...
Tomás
Sebastián La Rivera ...
Gabriel
Mercedes Villanueva ...
Mercedes
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Delfina Guzmán ...
Abuela
Luis Dubó ...
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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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$430,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

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

Gross:

$549,530 (USA) (5 February 2010)
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Intimate portrait of a live in housemaid
4 June 2009 | by (Melbourne) – See all my reviews

I just saw this at the Sydney Film Festival and enjoyed it very much. An up close and personal drama with nice comic moments about a live in housekeeper who works for wealthy family in Santiago. Catalina Saavedra in the lead role delivers a very strong performance as the shy and emotionally distant maid who literally doesn't have a life besides her role within the house.

There are some really fine scenes throughout this film as we slowly get to know the family and obviously Raquel the maid. I liked the fact that the family did not treat her like dirt and knew her value to the household.

A small character driven film with a warm heart and realistic touches. It was also nice to see the Director and Lead Actress (Sebastian Silva and Catalina Saavedra) live after the screening for Q & A's with the appreciative audience.


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