Nihaarika Negi

The Housemaids

Logline

Based on Jean Genet's The Maids - this the story of a day when everything breaks.
Two maid servants to a nearly-comatose upper-class Madame, finally find the courage to transgress.They soon take over Madame's home, her jewelry and her flowers - playing power games as they enact a freedom they will never experience.
A film that delves into power struggles between class, gender and identity.

Talent
Nihaarika Negi
Role of participant
Actor, Producer, Screenwriter
Director
Asawari Jagushte
Producer
Prammod Films, Asawari Jagushte
Screenwriter
Nihaarika Negi
Status
finished
Year of production
2018
Running time
23 min
Genre
Drama
Country of Production
India
Production Company
Prammod Films
Website
https://www.niharikanegi.com/themaids
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Festivals and Awards

Women Make Waves Film Festival (Taiwan) 2018.
International Association of Women In Film & TV - Asian Women's Film Festival (India) 2019.
Bangalore Queer Film Festival (India) 2019.
Acquired by Amazon Prime (UK/US)