Murderous maids [videorecording] / Michèle et Laurent Pétin présentent une production ARP en coproduction avec Le Studio Canal + ; scénario de Jean-Pierre Denis et Michèle Halberstadt ; un film de Jean-Pierre Denis.
A film version of a sensational true-life crime in France about two sisters forced into servitude who murder their employers.
Dolby Digital 5.1 surround soundtrack.
French with optional English soundtrack.
Based on the book L'affaire Papin by Haulette Houdyer.
Originally produced as a motion picture in 2000.
Extras include interviews with Sylvie Testud and Jean-Pierre Denis; French and American theatrical trilers; trailer from The Maids based on the Jean Genet play; and Janet Flanner's 1933 Vanity Fair article entitled Murder in LeManson (also reprinted in brochure).
Consensus: A historical account that is equally disturbing and engrossing, with a powerful performance by Sylvie Testud.
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