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The Women on the 6th Floor (2010)

Les femmes du 6e étage (original title)
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In 1960s Paris, a conservative couple's lives are turned upside down by two Spanish maids.

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Jean-Louis Joubert
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Suzanne Joubert
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María Gonzalez
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Concepción Ramirez
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Carmen
Berta Ojea ...
Dolores Carbalan
Nuria Solé ...
Teresa
Concha Galán ...
Pilar
Marie-Armelle Deguy ...
Colette de Bergeret
Muriel Solvay ...
Nicole de Grandcourt
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Bettina de Brossolette
Annie Mercier ...
Mme Triboulet
Michèle Gleizer ...
Germaine Bronech - la vieille bonne bretonne
Camille Gigot ...
Bertrand Joubert
Jean-Charles Deval ...
Olivier Joubert
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Paris, in the early 1960s. Jean-Louis Joubert is a serious but uptight stockbroker, married to Suzanne, a starchy class-conscious woman and father of two arrogant teenage boys, currently in a boarding school. The affluent man lives a steady yet boring life. At least until, due to fortuitous circumstances, Maria, the charming new maid at the service of Jean-Louis' family, makes him discover the servants' quarter on the sixth floor of the luxury building he owns and lives in. There live a crowd of lively Spanish maids who will help Jean-Louis to open to a new civilization and a new approach of life. In their company - and more precisely in the company of beautiful Maria - Jean-Louis will gradually become another man, a better man. Written by Guy Bellinger

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Las mujeres del 6° piso  »

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€7,000,000 (estimated)

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$26,636 (USA) (7 October 2011)

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$719,601 (USA) (22 June 2012)
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Philippe Le Guay took inspiration from his own childhood. His father was a stockbroker like Jean-Louis Joubert in the film and he himself had a Spanish maid. See more »

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In the street, most (if not all) men wear hats, caps or Basque berets. In France, most men stopped wearing headgear in the 1950s (in cities at least). By 1960, the vast majority of men were hatless. See more »


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Manuel L. Quiroga (as Miguel Manuel Lopez Quiroga)
Rafael de León (as Rafael De Leon Arias De Saavedra)
Antonio Quintero (as Antonio Quintero Ramirez)
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(P) Vendome Production 2010
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Highly recommended!
1 August 2011 | by (Italy) – See all my reviews

A great movie, with wonderful actress and actor, soft, funny, intelligent and deeper as it seems apparently. If you pay attention the flick will let you think upon many things and, in any case, you will leave the theater in a good and serene mood not only in your mind, but also in your heart. Very refreshing!!! Luchini is excellent (as always) in his wonderful character. He recognize the opportunity to change his life and he seize it on. Today maybe it is hard to imagine that a rich man can show that kind of interest for people of a such different social condition. But in the Sixties sometimes that could happen, the social dehumanization was not so advanced like today, in spite of all the contradictions of those years, which are very well represented. Very good also Kiberlain as his wife. She is perfect in her attitude as snooty new rich. The whole cast of the movie and especially the Spanish women are simply great: they show how a change was urgently requested, at that time... and let us understand, today also!


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