Synopsis:
Yogyakarta, Indonesia, 2009. In a recruitment Centre, women undergo training as “Maids”.  They learn how to use a microwave, how to be polite, their future employer’s language and stamina at work. Tens of thousands of them leave each month for Asia or the Middle East in the hope of bringing a better salary back home. But hope often turns into a nightmare: overworked and mistreated, they are reduced to a state of slavery.  Their story lies behind the domestic function they were trained, revealed in looks, words, laughter and shocking silence. 
Director's filmography:
- Mitra (Feature)
- De sable et de ciment (2003 - TV)
- Vous êtes ici (2006 - Feature)
- 10 min. (2008 - Short)
- Vous êtes servis (2010 - TV)
- Before we go (2014 - Feature)
Type:
TV
Genre:
Doc
Year of production:
2010
Status:
Finished
Runtime:
60'
Majority:
Yes
Production:
Dérives
Poster