About

Sophie, a quiet and shy maid working for the upper-class family Lelievre, hides her illiteracy under the cloak of a perfect household and obedience. She finds a friend in the energetic and uncompromising postmaster Jeanne, who encourages her to stand up against her bourgeois employers.

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Directed by

Claude Chabrol

Written by

Claude Chabrol (Writer)
Caroline Eliacheff (Writer)
Ruth Rendell (Novel)

Runtime

111 minutes

Country

Germany, France

Language

French

Cast

Keywords

family maid france female friendship bourgeoisie country life class society post gallery owner pregnant minor illiteracy

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