Domésticas (Maids)
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Domésticas (Maids)
Five maids in São Paulo are observed in this episodic, impressionistic film. The women interact with each other, ride busses, work, and have longings: Rai for a husband, Créo for her lost daughter, Roxane for a career in modeling. Quitéria is naive, a gull for thieves. Cida has a husband and also a lover. While each woman gets what she wishes for (more or less), it doesn't always make things better. As Roxane says, no child sets out to become a maid. But once there, are all other doors closed?

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"Rings with life, color and laughter without either insulting or falsely glorifying the servant's life."
‑ Jeffrey M. Anderson, Combustible Celluloid
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