Set in 1960s Paris, Jean-Louis (Luchini) is the uptight owner of a building that houses a bunch of Spanish maids on the sixth floor. To people like Jean-Louis, these women are only seen as hired help, nothing more. However, after the new recruit Mara (Verbeke) gets a job in Jean-Louis's household, he starts to see these women as human beings and, eventually, friends.
Enjoyably satirical and occasionally insightful, it's betrayed by some lazy stereotyping.
Reviewed by David Parkinson