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French Film Beau Travail out on dvd

posted 22 Feb 2013, 08:14 by Julian Whiting
Posted on 22, February 2013

ImageBEAU TRAVAIL (15) 1998 FRANCE DENIS,  CLAIRE  £19.99
   Director Claire Denis’ intensely physical study of tensions within a platoon of legionnaires stationed in North Africa. Fearing for his position within the group, Sergeant-Major Galoup (Denis Lavant) is growing increasingly jealous of the popular new recruit Sentain (Grégoire Colin) and decides to bring about his downfall. Eventually, when the platoon have left on a series of exercises, Galoup manages to provoke Sentain into a direct confrontation, the two of them coming face-to-face for the last time in an incredible sequence set against the harsh, rocky coastal landscape and the music of Benjamin Britten’s ‘Billy Budd’.

DVD available at – http://www.worldonlinecinema.com/Home/french-dvds

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