Beau Travail (1999)
July 2nd, 2021
1 hr 57 mins 6 secs
About this Episode
Inspired by the Herman Melville novella Billy Budd, and shot on a small budget and in defiance of the French Military, the production of this movie saw more combat than actually ended up on the screen. But this tale of bitter obsession in a unit of the French Foreign Legion is as beautiful as it is confounding.
Directed by Claire Denis with Cinematographer Agnes Goddard behind the camera, next week we try our hand at our first bona fide Art Film.
Available as a Criterion disk or on their streaming service (free 14-day trial).
Next Episode: Argo (2012)
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