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Beau travail / screenply, Jean-Pol Fargeau and Claire Denis ; director, Claire Denis.

Denis, Claire, 1948- (film director,, screenwriter.). Fargeau, Jean-Pol, (screenwriter.). Duvauchelle, Nicolas, (actor.). Courcet, Richard, (actor.). Colin, Grégoire, (actor.). Lavant, Denis, 1961- (actor.). Mayne, Judith, (other agent associated with work.). Melville, Herman, 1819-1891 Motion picture adaptation of (work) : Billy Budd. (Added Author). Criterion Collection (Firm), (publisher.). Gregoire Colin, Denis Lavant, Michel Subor, Richard Courcet, Nicolas Duvauchelle. (Cast).

Available copies

  • 1 of 1 copy available at Homer Library.

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Record details

  • ISBN: 9781681437569
  • ISBN: 1681437562
  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (93 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Publisher: [New York] : The Criterion Collection, [2020]

Content descriptions

General Note:
Originally released as a motion picture in 1999.
Based on Melville's "Billy Budd, Sailor."
Wide screen.
Special features: New conversation between Denis and Barry Jenkins; new selected scene commentaries with Godard; new interviews with Lavant and Colin; new video essay by Judith Mayne; essay by Girish Shambu.
Participant or Performer Note:
Gregoire Colin, Denis Lavant, Michel Subor, Richard Courcet, Nicolas Duvauchelle.
Summary, etc.:
Amid the azure waters and sunbaked desert landscapes of Djibouti, a French Foreign Legion sergeant sows the seeds of his ruin as his obsession with a striking young recruit plays out to the thunderous, operatic strains of Benjamin Britten.
Target Audience Note:
Rating: Not rated.
System Details Note:
DVD, region 1 NTSC, widescreen (1.66:1); Dolby stereo; color.
Language Note:
French dialogue; English subtitles.
Source of Description Note:
Title from disc surface.
Subject: Soldiers > Djibouti > Drama.
Armed Forces.
France > Armed Forces > Drama.
Genre: Drama.
Feature films.
Feature films.