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The maids

Title
The maids [videorecording] / a presentation of the American Film Theatre ; the Ely Landau Organization, Inc. and Cinevision present ; produced by Robert Enders ; screenplay by Robert Enders and Christopher Miles ; adapted from the play by Jean Genet ; directed by Christopher Miles.
Publication
New York : Kino on Video, 2003.

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Moving imageRestricted use NCOX 2001Performing Arts Research Collections - TOFT

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Additional Authors
  • Landau, Ely
  • Enders, Robert
  • Miles, Christopher
  • Jackson, Glenda
  • York, Susannah
  • Merchant, Vivien
  • Burns, Mark, 1936-
  • Genet, Jean, 1910-1986.
  • American Film Theatre (Firm)
Description
1 videodisc (94 min.) : sd., col.; 4 3/4 in.
Summary
Two Parisian sisters, Solange and Claire, serve as maids to a cruel socialite, but whenever she leaves, the two act out a bizarre, complex role-playing psychodrama of domination and control that feeds their powerful lust for revenge upon the mistress they serve.
Series Statement
American Film Theatre. Collection 1
Alternative Title
Jean Genet's The maids
Subjects
Note
  • A play Les Bonnes by Jean Genet.
  • Original production: c1974.
  • Includes: theatrical trailer; "Jean Genet and The maids" an essay by Michael Feingold; AFT cinebill for The maids; stills gallery; an interview with Edie Landau; American Film Theatre trailer gallery; American Film Theatre scrapbook.
Credits (note)
  • Director of photography, Douglas Slocombe ; editor, Peter Tanner ; music, Laurie Johnson.
Performer (note)
  • Glenda Jackson, Susannah York, Vivien Merchant, Mark Burns.
System Details (note)
  • DVD.
Call Number
NCOX 2001
LCCN
738329028022
OCLC
51856919
Title
The maids [videorecording] / a presentation of the American Film Theatre ; the Ely Landau Organization, Inc. and Cinevision present ; produced by Robert Enders ; screenplay by Robert Enders and Christopher Miles ; adapted from the play by Jean Genet ; directed by Christopher Miles.
Imprint
New York : Kino on Video, 2003.
Edition
Letterboxed.
Series
American Film Theatre. Collection 1
System Details
DVD.
Cast
Glenda Jackson, Susannah York, Vivien Merchant, Mark Burns.
Credits
Director of photography, Douglas Slocombe ; editor, Peter Tanner ; music, Laurie Johnson.
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Added Author
Landau, Ely, film producer.
Enders, Robert, film producer.
Enders, Robert, screenwriter.
Miles, Christopher, screenwriter.
Miles, Christopher, film director.
Jackson, Glenda, actor.
York, Susannah, actor.
Merchant, Vivien, actor.
Burns, Mark, 1936- actor.
Genet, Jean, 1910-1986. Les bonnes.
American Film Theatre (Firm)
Other Standard Identifier
738329028022
Publisher No.
K280 DVD Kino on Video
Research Call Number
NCOX 2001
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