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A look at the working environment of a chambermaid in one of Mexico City's most luxurious hotels.
Lila Avilés
Teresa Sánchez Gabriela Cartol
NR 1 hour, 42 minutes

8.09.198.15.19

THE CHAMBERMAID

by Lila Avilés

A look at the working environment of a chambermaid in one of Mexico City's most luxurious hotels.

Synopsis

In her feature debut, theater director Lila Avilés turns the monotonous workday of Eve (Gabriela Cartol), a chambermaid at a high-end Mexico City hotel, into a beautifully observed film of rich detail. Set entirely in this alienating environment, with extended scenes taking place in the guest rooms, hallways, and cleaning facilities, this minimalist yet sumptuous movie brings to the fore Eve’s hopes, dreams, and desires. As with Alfonso Cuarón’s ROMA, set in the same city, The Chambermaid salutes the invisible women caretakers who are the hard-working backbone of society.  – New Directors/New Films


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With

Teresa Sánchez, Gabriela Cartol

Director

Lila Avilés

Run time

1 hour, 42 minutes

Released

June 26, 2019

Distributed by

Kino Lorber

Country

Mexico

Subtitles

Spanish with English Subtitles

Hearing Assistance

Assisted Listening Devices Available

Showing

Aug 9 through Aug 15

Showtimes for the upcoming week are published on Tuesdays. Please check back for additional times as they are added.

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Many of the films shown at The Ross are not rated due to the prohibitive cost of acquiring a rating from the Motion Picture Association of America. Consequently, as many of these films contain graphic content, viewer discretion is advised.

Reviews

Jonathan Holland The Hollywood Reporter
AO Scott The New York Times
Monica Castillo RogerEbert.com

Ticket Information

Evening Prices

$10.75
Adults
$7.00
Students
$7.00
Children
$7.50
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$7.50
Seniors
$6.50
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$5.00
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Matinee Prices

$8.50
Adults
$6.50
Students
$6.50
Children
$6.50
Military
$7.00
Seniors
$6.00
Members
$5.00
UNL Students
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