La Femme de chambre du Titanic (The Chambermaid on the Titanic)
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La Femme de chambre du Titanic (The Chambermaid on the Titanic)
Cuca Canals and director Bigas Luna (Jamon, Jamon) adapted Didier Decoin's novel, winner of the Goncourt Prize, for this period film, a Spanish-French-Italian co-production. French foundry worker Horty (Oliver Martinez), married to Zoe (Romane Bohringer), wins a competition of strength. His prize is a trip to witness the Titanic's launch from Southhampton. At his hotel room, Marie (Aitana Sanchez-Gijon) tells him that she is a Titanic chambermaid with nowhere to stay. Although she sleeps in his bed, they don't have sex. When Horty awakens, she's gone. Later, he spots a… More
Rotten Tomatoes Score: 81%

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"Overwhelmingly romantic, subtly cynical, and constantly entertaining, "The Chambermaid and the Titanic" is an example of how to make a superb film for less than $200 million."
‑ Brandon Judell, Critics Inc./America Online
"It has the look and feel of one of those middle-brow art-house films."
‑ Dennis Schwartz, Ozus' World Movie Reviews
"superb storytelling."
‑ Michael E. Grost, Classic Film and Television
"A delightful success, a mature and visually dazzling meditation on illusion and reality, romantic longing, human identity and the art of storytelling."
‑ Kevin Lally, Film Journal International