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Beau travail / producer, Patrick Grandperret ; written by Claire Denis, Jean-Pol Fargeau ; directed by Claire Denis.

Colin, Gregoire (Author). Denis, Claire, 1948- (screenwriter,, director.). Lavant, Denis, 1961- (actor.). Subor, Michel, 1935- (actor.). Colin, Graegoire, Motion picture adaptation of (work): (actor.). Melville, Herman, 1819-1891 Billy Budd. (Added Author). Denis Lavant, Michel Subor, Graegoire Colin, Richard Courcet, Nicolas Duvauchelle, Marta Tafesse. (Cast).

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Burlington Public Library.

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Record details

  • ISBN: 9781681437569 : DVD
  • ISBN: 1681437562 : DVD
  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (93 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in..
  • Edition: [Director-approved special edition].
  • Publisher: New York, NY : Criterion Distribution [2020]

Content descriptions

General Note:
Based on the story Billy Budd, sailor by Herman Melville.
Stereo, wide screen 1.66:1.
Essay by critic Girish Shambu in container.
Features: new conversation between Denis and filmmaker Barry Jenkins, new selected scene commentary with Godard, new interviews with actors Denis Lavant and Graegoire Colin, new video essay by film scholar Judith Mayne, new English subtitle translation.
Participant or Performer Note:
Denis Lavant, Michel Subor, Graegoire Colin, Richard Courcet, Nicolas Duvauchelle, Marta Tafesse.
Summary, etc.:
Ex-Foreign Legion officer Galoup recalls how jealousy and his obsession with a new recruit ruined his life.
Target Audience Note:
MPAA rating: Not rated.
Terms Governing Use and Reproduction Note:
For private home use only.
Language Note:
In French with optional English subtitles.
Subject: France. Army. Foreign Legion > Drama.
Jealousy > Drama.
Soldiers > Djibouti > Drama.
Melville, Herman, 1819-1891 > Film adaptations.
Genre: War films.
Film adaptations.
Feature films.
Fiction films.

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