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Beau Travail (Beau Travail) (1999)

Beau Travail
7.6 Rating
(60 ratings)
7.2 IMDB rating

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Denis Lavant

Denis Lavant

Galoup
Michel Subor

Michel Subor

Commander Bruno Forestier
Grégoire Colin

Grégoire Colin

Gilles Sentain
Richard Courcet

Richard Courcet

Legionnaire
Nicolas Duvauchelle

Nicolas Duvauchelle

Legionnaire
Adiatou Massudi

Adiatou Massudi

Legionnaire
Mickael Ravovski

Mickael Ravovski

Legionnaire
Dan Herzberg

Dan Herzberg

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Written by (View all)
Claire Denis

Claire Denis

writer
Jean-Pol Fargeau

Jean-Pol Fargeau

writer


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Nothing really happens

2 years, 1 month ago at Mar 3 21:18
2 votes
On one level this film is slow moving and uneventful. However, this is a story stripped to its basic framework. The narration provides minimal information to the understanding of the story (You could watch without subtitles and still get the idea).

It is this stark minimalistic style that distills the story to its basic essence. This is the classical representation of Old Bull vs Y... read more

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1 year, 8 months ago at Jul 30 11:45
2 votes
tres beau film de claire denis magnifique acteur
gregoire colin sobre et tres photogenique
comme toujours
le paysage est magnifique histoire simple mais je ne me lassee pas de revoir ce film
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Beau Travail is an imaginative drama about the dire effects of envy--that vicious emotion that spreads pain and agony eveywhere it reaches.
Release date: 3 May 2000
UPC: 717119750244
France (5), Based On Novel (4), French (3), Hero (3), Death (3), 1990s (3), Military (3), 1999 (3), Survival (3), Flashback (3), Freedom (3), Discipline (3), Masculinity (3), Military Training (2), Jealousy (2), Military Discipline (2), Fight (2), Male Nudity (2), Officer (2), French Army (2)
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“tres beau film de claire denis magnifique acteur

gregoire colin sobre et tres photogenique

comme toujours

le paysage est magnifique histoire simple mais je ne me lassee pas de revoir ce film” read more

jaytoast posted a review 2 years, 1 month ago

Nothing really happens

“On one level this film is slow moving and uneventful. However, this is a story stripped to its basic framework. The narration provides minimal information to the understanding of the story (You could watch without subtitles and still get the idea).

It is this stark minimalistic style that distills the story to its basic essence. This is the classical representation of Old Bull vs Young Bull (hyper-real representations of masculinity). Our aging bull protagonist, Galoup, is stuck between the irrelevance of age and the strength of youth. These relationships are cerebral as they only live in the mind of the Galoup.

Sentain (our young bull) is a new arrival in Galoup's unit and his presence is benign. Sentain is quiet, reserved, well liked and heroic. Thus the commander's ” read more

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