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'The Maid's Room' adds suspense to class tensions
'The Maid's Room' adds suspense to class tensions

Wealth and privilege rarely seem as precarious as they do in "The Maid's Room," writer-director Michael Walker's sly, satisfying thriller about class, status and violence. Paula Garcés stars as Drina, a fine-boned undocumented immigrant from Colombia hired to fluff the pillows and polish the silver at a posh summer cottage. Mostly, she cleans up after Princeton-bound teen Brandon (Philip Ettinger), the kind of rich brat who complains that his dad is too cheap to buy a vacation home right on the beach. While the two are alone at the house, Drina realizes that Brandon attempted to wipe blood off some of his things the night before. When his parents (Bill Camp and...

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