The Housekeeper 2002
The Housekeeper ★★ Une Femme de Menage 2002 (R)
When his wife (Breillat) walks out on him after 15 years, middleaged Jacques (Bacri) can't manage to keep his Paris apartment clean, so he hires young and energetic Laura (Dequenne) as a housekeeper. Soon she is taking on more domestic responsibilities and Jacques grows increasingly used to her presence, even when she shows up in his bed. Laura assumes they have a relationship and Jacques even agrees to take her along on a summer holiday, but soon their differences are making themselves very clear. Based on the novel by Christian Oster. French with subtitles. 86m/C DVD . FR Jean-Pierre Bacri, Emilie Dequenne, Brigitte Catillon, Jacques Frantz, Catherine Breillat, Axelle Abbadie; D: Claude Berri; W: Claude Berri; C: Eric Gautier; M: Frederic Botton.