UW Cinematheque: From The Archives at UNCSA
The Chambermaid on the Titanic (La femme du chambre du Titanic) | France | 1997 | 35mm | 101 min. | French with English subtitles Director: Bigas Luna
Saturday, March 30, 2019
4070 Vilas Hall
Cast: Olivier Martinez, Romane Bohringer, Aitana Sánchez-Gijón A French foundry worker wins a chance to see the launching of the Titanic in England and becomes obsessed with a woman he meets there. Returning home, he becomes renowned for his (embellished?) tales of his one night of passion spent with the chambermaid. Celebrated Spanish filmmaker Luna (Anguish, Jamon Jamon) has made an “utterly original and beautifully filmed fable about fantasy, desire and storytelling” (Leonard Maltin).