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(aka "The Chamberrmaid Lynn" )


directed by Ingo Haeb
Germany 2014


Having just checked out of a self-imposed stay at the loony bin, socially-awkward and obsessive-compulsive Lynn (Vicky Krieps, HANNA) resumes her job as a hotel maid and her habits of going through guests' belongings, trying on their clothes, and laying under their beds to learn about, and vicariously experience, their lives from the mundane to the scintillating. With no friends outside of work, no rapport with her catty colleagues, estranged from her ailing mother (Christine Schorn), Lynn's only regular contact are disconnected sexual encounters with her boss (Steffen Münster, SIEGE OF THE DEAD) when he is between girlfriends and sessions with her therapist in which she relates her dreams. When Lynn witnesses an S&M session between a guest (Christian Aumer) and prostitute Chiara (Lena Lauzemis, IF NOT US, WHO?), she calls the woman herself for an appointment... and another. Despite the sexual awakening, Lynn does not so much blossom socially as slot Chiara into her set routines, denoting a block of time in her datebook with yellow colored pencil, and continues to lay under occupied guest beds (when Chiara discovers Lynn underneath the bed of one of her clients, it is not a cute surprise so much as the realization that she really does the things she tells her during their sessions). A sense of possessiveness slowly comes over Lynn as she almost goes through with telling the wife of one of Chiara's clients about his infidelity and wanting to take Chiara on the vacation in place of her mother once out of the hospital; and it is this change that causes her to confess to her mother that she is not who she pretends to be (although I'm guessing her mother would see anything Lynn has to be ashamed of as a sign of normality).

Eric Cotenas


Theatrical Release: 28 May 2015 (Germany)

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DVD Review: Film Movement - Region 1 - NTSC

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Film Movement

Region 1 - NTSC

Runtime 1:30:00

2.35:1 Original Aspect Ratio

16X9 enhanced
Average Bitrate: 6.77 mb/s
NTSC 720x480 29.97 f/s

NOTE: The Vertical axis represents the bits transferred per second. The Horizontal is the time in minutes.


Audio German Dolby Digital 5.1; German Dolby Digital 2.0 stereo
Subtitles English, none
Features Release Information:
Studio: Film Movement

Aspect Ratio:
Widescreen anamorphic - 2.35:1

Edition Details:
� Filmographies
� Theatrical Trailer (16:9; 1:21)
� Short Film 'Worlds Within' (Patrick Kieley, 16:9; 13:10)
� Previews

DVD Release Date: September 1st, 2015

Chapters 12





Film Movement's dual-layer DVD features a mid-range bitrate transfer from a master that seems to have undergone some slight edge-sharpening but fine patterns in the production design are undistorted. The Dolby Digital 5.1 track is restrained with some music and occasional effects in the surrounds, but this is suited to the intimate nature of the film. A trailer is the only extra related to the film, but the disc also includes a short film.

  - Eric Cotenas


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