Diary of a Chambermaid (2015 film)  

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Diary of a Chambermaid is a 2015 French drama film directed by Benoît Jacquot, and written by Jacquot and Hélène Zimmer. It is the fourth film adaptation of Octave Mirbeau's 1900 novel of the same name and stars Léa Seydoux as Célestine, a young and ambitious woman who works as a chambermaid for a wealthy couple in France during the early twentieth century.

Plot

Early twentieth century, in the province. Célestine, a young chambermaid who is much courted for her beauty, has just arrived from Paris to work for the Lanlaire family. Fending off her master's advances, Célestine also has to cope with the strict Madame Lanlaire who rules the household with an iron fist. There, she meets Joseph, a mysterious gardener, for whom she feels a fascination.

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