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''The Maids'' is a 1975 British drama film directed by Christopher Miles, based on an [[{{Absurdism}} absurdist]] play of the same title by Jean Genet, which in turn is [[VeryLooselyBasedOnATrueStory very loosely based]] on the case of infamous [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Papin_sisters Papin sisters]].

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''The Maids'' is a 1975 British drama film directed by Christopher Miles, based on an [[{{Absurdism}} absurdist]] play of the same title by Jean Genet, Creator/JeanGenet, which in turn is [[VeryLooselyBasedOnATrueStory very loosely based]] on the case of infamous [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Papin_sisters Papin sisters]].


It revolves around the [[TheMasochismTango sado-masochistic hate-love]] relationship of Solange (Glenda Jackson) and Claire (Creator/SusannahYork), two PsychoLesbian sisters serving as [[{{Meido}} maids]]. When their mistress is away, they take turns putting on her clothing and impersonating her while the other still plays a maid in a ritualistic game. Slowly, the urge to kill their beloved and hated mistress becomes stronger and stronger, and their deranged minds weaker and weaker...

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It revolves around the [[TheMasochismTango sado-masochistic hate-love]] relationship of Solange (Glenda Jackson) (Creator/GlendaJackson) and Claire (Creator/SusannahYork), two PsychoLesbian sisters serving as [[{{Meido}} maids]]. When their mistress is away, they take turns putting on her clothing and impersonating her while the other still plays a maid in a ritualistic game. Slowly, the urge to kill their beloved and hated mistress becomes stronger and stronger, and their deranged minds weaker and weaker...


''The Maids'' is a 1974 movie based on an [[{{Absurdism}} absurdist]] play with the same title by Jean Genet, which in turn is [[VeryLooselyBasedOnATrueStory very loosely based]] on the case of infamous [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Papin_sisters Papin sisters]]. It revolves around [[TheMasochismTango sado-masochistic hate-love]] of two PsychoLesbian sisters serving as [[{{Meido}} maids]]. They take turns to put on their mistress' dresses and impersonate her while the other still plays a maid in their masochistic game. Slowly, the urge to kill their beloved and hated mistress becomes stronger and stronger, and their deranged minds weaker and weaker...

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''The Maids'' is a 1974 movie 1975 British drama film directed by Christopher Miles, based on an [[{{Absurdism}} absurdist]] play with of the same title by Jean Genet, which in turn is [[VeryLooselyBasedOnATrueStory very loosely based]] on the case of infamous [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Papin_sisters Papin sisters]].

It revolves around the [[TheMasochismTango sado-masochistic hate-love]] relationship of Solange (Glenda Jackson) and Claire (Creator/SusannahYork), two PsychoLesbian sisters serving as [[{{Meido}} maids]]. They When their mistress is away, they take turns to put putting on their mistress' dresses her clothing and impersonate impersonating her while the other still plays a maid in their masochistic a ritualistic game. Slowly, the urge to kill their beloved and hated mistress becomes stronger and stronger, and their deranged minds weaker and weaker...


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* NoNameGiven: The maids' mistress is identified only as "Madame".


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'''''[[http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0071798/ The Maids]]''''' is a 1974 movie based on an [[{{Absurdism}} absurdist]] play with the same title by Jean Genet, which in turn is [[VeryLooselyBasedOnATrueStory very loosely based]] on the case of infamous [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Papin_sisters Papin sisters]]. It revolves around [[TheMasochismTango sado-masochistic hate-love]] of two PsychoLesbian sisters serving as [[{{Meido}} maids]]. They take turns to put on their mistress' dresses and impersonate her while the other still plays a maid in their masochistic game. Slowly, the urge to kill their beloved and hated mistress becomes stronger and stronger, and their deranged minds weaker and weaker...

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'''''[[http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0071798/ The Maids]]''''' ''The Maids'' is a 1974 movie based on an [[{{Absurdism}} absurdist]] play with the same title by Jean Genet, which in turn is [[VeryLooselyBasedOnATrueStory very loosely based]] on the case of infamous [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Papin_sisters Papin sisters]]. It revolves around [[TheMasochismTango sado-masochistic hate-love]] of two PsychoLesbian sisters serving as [[{{Meido}} maids]]. They take turns to put on their mistress' dresses and impersonate her while the other still plays a maid in their masochistic game. Slowly, the urge to kill their beloved and hated mistress becomes stronger and stronger, and their deranged minds weaker and weaker...


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* {{Cloudcuckoolander}}: The mistress.
* DeathSeeker: Solange
* DownerEnding
* FrenchMaid: Just look at the title.

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{{Cloudcuckoolander}}: The mistress.
* %%* DeathSeeker: Solange
* %%* DownerEnding
* %%* FrenchMaid: Just look at the title.



* LoveMartyr: They take turns.

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* %%* LoveMartyr: They take turns.



* PsychoLesbian
* TheMasochismTango: The main plot.

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* %%* PsychoLesbian
* %%* TheMasochismTango: The main plot.



* [[BrotherSisterIncest Sister/Sister Incest]]
* TooDumbToLive: The mistress.
* VeryLooselyBasedOnATrueStory: See above.
* {{Yandere}}: Pretty much everyone in the movie.

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* [[BrotherSisterIncest Sister/Sister Incest]]
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%%* TooDumbToLive: The mistress.
* %%* VeryLooselyBasedOnATrueStory: See above.
* %%* {{Yandere}}: Pretty much everyone in the movie.


* AccidentalMisnaming: The mistress cannot be bothered to remember which is Claire and which is Solange.



* MyNameIsNotDurwood: The mistress cannot be bothered to remember which is Claire and which is Solange.


* ObliviousGuiltSlinging: The mistress trusts her maidens (who frame her lover and plot to poison her) so much that even they themselves feel ashamed.

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* ObliviousGuiltSlinging: The mistress trusts her maidens maids (who frame her lover and plot to poison her) so much that even they themselves feel ashamed.

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->''"When slaves love each other, it's not love"''
-->-- '''Solange'''

'''''[[http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0071798/ The Maids]]''''' is a 1974 movie based on an [[{{Absurdism}} absurdist]] play with the same title by Jean Genet, which in turn is [[VeryLooselyBasedOnATrueStory very loosely based]] on the case of infamous [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Papin_sisters Papin sisters]]. It revolves around [[TheMasochismTango sado-masochistic hate-love]] of two PsychoLesbian sisters serving as [[{{Meido}} maids]]. They take turns to put on their mistress' dresses and impersonate her while the other still plays a maid in their masochistic game. Slowly, the urge to kill their beloved and hated mistress becomes stronger and stronger, and their deranged minds weaker and weaker...

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!!This film provides examples of:

* {{Cloudcuckoolander}}: The mistress.
* DeathSeeker: Solange
* DownerEnding
* FrenchMaid: Just look at the title.
* HorribleJudgeOfCharacter: The mistress thinks her maids are so sweet and reliable.
* LoveMartyr: They take turns.
* MyNameIsNotDurwood: The mistress cannot be bothered to remember which is Claire and which is Solange.
* PerfectPoison: Death by sleeping pills overdose is not so peaceful really.
* PsychoLesbian
* TheMasochismTango: The main plot.
* ObliviousGuiltSlinging: The mistress trusts her maidens (who frame her lover and plot to poison her) so much that even they themselves feel ashamed.
* [[BrotherSisterIncest Sister/Sister Incest]]
* TooDumbToLive: The mistress.
* VeryLooselyBasedOnATrueStory: See above.
* {{Yandere}}: Pretty much everyone in the movie.
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