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Title Dish: Women, Waitressing And The Art Of Service / Director: Gallus, Maya
Published Australia : SBS 2, 2012
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Description 1 online resource (streaming video file) (55 min. 10 sec.) ; 331880653 bytes
Summary From the hustle of a busy truck stop to the discreet hush of a Parisian house of fine dining, this documentary provides an illuminating look at the lives of women in the restaurant business. Filmmaker Maya Gallus talks to waitresses, headwaiters and restaurant owners about the demands of the job. The program looks at gender, power and the art of service, revealing the fantasies and desires that customers project onto female servers - including substitute wife, girlfriend and personal servant. (From Canada, in English, French and Japanese) (Documentary) M (N)
Event Broadcast 2012-03-22 at 20:30:00
Notes Classification: M
Subject Hotels -- Employees.
Identity (Psychology)
Restaurants -- Customer services.
Restaurants -- Employees.
Table service.
Japan -- Tokyo.
France -- Paris.
Form Streaming video
Author Gallus, Maya, director
Ahbali, Sonia, contributor
Ancher, Jean-Marie, contributor
Bakker, Rose, contributor
Barro, Roekia, contributor
Corouge, Christophe, contributor
de Oliveira, Amelia, contributor
Farrelly, Aisling, contributor
Hebert, Krystelle, contributor
Kerwich, Kathya, contributor
McPherson, Pam, contributor
Okuka, Jelena, contributor
Sabourin, Krystele, contributor
Tago, Yoshiaki, contributor
Takamatsu, Tomoaki, contributor
Therrien, Marie-Pier, contributor