Domestic Karaoke

Karaoké Domestique

Domestic Karaoke

Inès Rabadán

Short film

»In every house, someone has to tidy up, do the washing and clean. But who?«
– Inès Rabadán

In Domestic Karaoke, six women have their say, their roles taken by director Inès Rabádan herself. Three of them work for the other three as a domestic help. They talk about households and hierarchy, status and respect, habits and dreams.

Director / Script / Editing / Cast / Production

Inès Rabadán


Olan Bowland


Thibaut Darscotte


Centre de l’Audiovisuel à Bruxelles


Inès Rabadán

Inès Rabadán was born 1967 in Belgium. After graduating in literature and philosophy, she studied directing at IAD Film School and gained a diploma in 1993. In 1999, her short film Blank won an award at the Clermont-Ferrand Festival. In her films, Ms Rabadán frequently addresses the topic of alienation in the world of work.

Films by Inès Rabadán (Selection)
Maintenant 2002 | L’atelier 2000 | Surveiller les tortues 1999 | Blank 1999 | Vacance 1995 | L’autre silence 1993 | Synchronie 1992