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Filipino film gives new take on foreign domestic workers

Documentary portraying their daily dramas is in running for Busan prize

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Sunday Beauty Queen, directed by Baby Ruth Villarama, follows a group of domestic workers in Hong Kong as they prepare to take part in an annual beauty pageant.

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Sunday Beauty Queen, directed by Baby Ruth Villarama (above), follows a group of domestic workers in Hong Kong as they prepare to take part in an annual beauty pageant.

Busan, South Korea

A DOCUMENTARY that takes an intimate look at the daily dramas of foreign domestic workers has premiered at Asia's largest film festival, with its director pushing a fresh perspective on the millions employed in homes across the globe.

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