The Maid

This film (also known as “La Nana”) was made in 2009 and received much acclaim, especially due to the main character portrayal done by Chilean actress Catalina Saavedra. It was nominated for the 2009 Golden Globe Awards for Best Foreign-Language Film.

The story of how a maid called Raquel, who has worked for over 20 years in one affluent Chilean household, rediscovers herself. La Nana is a microcosm of Latin social hierarchy while also focusing on one woman’s journey to free herself from a mental servitude of her own making.

FYI: This film (DVD) is available on Netflix.


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