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CHAMBERMAID LYNN, THE (ZIMMERMÄDCHEN LYNN, DAS)

CHAMBERMAID LYNN, THE
photo © Olaf Hirschberg/58Filme

No chambermaid is as thorough as Lynn Zapatek: her whole world revolves entirely around the task of cleaning. In order to understand what drives other people, she rummages through the possessions of the hotel guests and hides under their beds at night, hoping to find the secrets behind their lives. When she comes across the call girl Chiara, who offers her services in the hotel, she dares to venture out of her cocoon...


Ingo Haeb was born in 1970 in Hamburg. He studied at the Academy of Media Arts in Cologne and the German Film & Television Academy in Berlin. Also active as a screenwriter and actor, his films include: DERBY (short, 1999), NEANDERTAL (2006, in co-direction with Jan Christoph Glaser), SOHNEMÄNNER (2010), and THE CHAMBERMAID LYNN (2014).
Genre Drama, LGBT
Category Feature
Year of Production 2014
Director Ingo Haeb
Screenplay Ingo Haeb
Cinematography Sophie Maintigneux
Cast Vicky Krieps, Lena Lauzemis, Steffen Münster, Christian Aumer, Christine Schorn
Producers Ingmar Trost, Olaf Hirschberg
Production Companies Sutor Kolonko, 58Filme/Cologne, in co-production with WDR, Pandora Film Produktion, TORUS/Cologne, in association with IMOK/Cologne
Length 90 min
Format color, Blu-ray, cs
Original Version
 German
Subtitled Versions English, French
Festivals Munich 2014, Montreal 2014, Zurich 2014, Rio de Janeiro 2014, Kolkata 2014, Cairo 2014, Rotterdam 2015, Nashville 2015, Hong Kong 2015, Cyprus Film Days 2015, Edinburgh 2015, Cambridge 2015
Awards German Cinema New Talent Award Best Actress Vicky Krieps Munich 2014, Best Actress Vicky Krieps Munich 2014, Best Artistic Contribution & FIPRESCI Prize Montreal 2014
With backing from Film- und Medienstiftung NRW, Nordmedia

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