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  • n  a female domestic

  • He seeks tolerance for a lovelorn housemaid left with a war baby, lashes a war profiteer who forces his attentions on her, agitates the lady of the manor hitherto accustomed to .
  • Basically, all that happens in the movie is that Vermeer (Firth) entices his pretty, largely silent new housemaid (Johansson) into posing for the eponymous painting, while his .
  • Late one night last July, testified the housemaid, she heard screams near the Finch garage.
News & Articles

  • A dust-up over Latina roles in 'Devious Maids'
    In adapting the new Lifetime series about housemaids in Beverly Hills, Marc Cherry was worried about a backlash about perceived stereotypes. Eva Longoria of 'Desperate Housewives' supported him in his project.
    June 8, 2013 - Los Angeles Times
  • Maid is theft suspect
    A local housemaid found herself in a dirty spot after police arrested her for allegedly taking $1,500 and a gold necklace from a Northwest Laredo home.
    June 7, 2013 - Laredo Morning Times

  • Margaret Thatcher in
    In her memoirs, Thatcher recalled that when she sacked Lord Soames he gave her the feeling he had been "dismissed by the housemaid".
  • Stephen Frears in Scotsman
    It was a tiny little story about a housemaid that got inflated into a big film,Frears said later.
  • Eduardo Faleiro in Hindustan Times
    Many of the local people appear to consider a housemaid as a commodity to be used and abused at will. As a result, Pakistan has banned the export of maids a long time ago. Nepal banned it six years ago,Faleiro noted.

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