Domésticas (2001)

In Brazil, there are no less than three million housemaids, each with her own, yet universal, story of loneliness, ambition and loss but also of mutual solidarity and love. No less than 3 million women in Brazil work as 'domestics'… More

Rated: PG
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Release Date: October 2, 2001
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Edward Guthmann
San Francisco Chronicle

A spirited but fragmented comedy about the gulf between privilege and poverty, dreams and reality.

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Jeffrey M. Anderson
Combustible Celluloid

Rings with life, color and laughter without either insulting or falsely glorifying the servant's life.

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Athan Bezaitis

Disappointingly, while Domésticas uses humor to touch on some of these disheartening issues, it fails to make a compelling statement that truly empathizes with the Brazilian housemaid's cause.

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Lenny Muggsy
Very effective look on 5 maids in different settings.