Keswick Film Club - Beau Travail

Sunday 18th February 5:30 PM

Beau Travail 

Director: Claire Denis Country: France
Cert: 15 Year: 1999 Length: 93 mins Language: Subtitles
Beau Travail

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Synopsis

Inspired by Herman Melville's Billy Budd, the film unfolds in flashback form as a former Foreign Legion sergeant-major remembers his service in the remoteness of Djibouti. Perfect cinematography conveys the appeal of the azure sea and the athletic, graceful movements of the soldiers. A visual treat and a beautifully crafted soundtrack.

Critics

open_quote A masterpiece... prepare to be blown away close_quote Time Out



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