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La camarista

Lila Avilés / MX, 2018 / 102 min.

The camera follows the life of Eve, one of the chambermaids at the luxury Hotel Presidente Intercontinental in Mexico City. Eve is one of many Mexican citizens who can barely make a living but hopes for a better future for her children. What goes through her mind? What does she think of the rich at the hotel whose rooms she cleans?

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La Camarista won the Jury Award at the World Cinema Festival Amsterdam 2019.

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Director

Lila Avilés

Production year

2018

Country

MX

Original title

La camarista

Length

102 min.

Language

Spanish, French

Subtitles

ENG

Format

DCP

Part of

Women Make Film

Last year, Eye presented the film programme Women Make Film, an alternative world history of cinema featuring women in the lead role. Women have played an important role from the early days of cinema, as cinematographers, filmmakers and sometimes also producers.

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