Sun 29 Aug - Wed 1 Sept

Beau Travail

Cert. 15

Classics, Festivals & Series

Cinema Rediscovered on Tour

89 mins

in French, Italian & Russian with EN subs

FRA | 1999 | dir. Claire Denis, with Denis Lavant, Michel Subor, Grégoire Colin | New 4K restoration

Casting unsparing but understanding eyes on a closed male world, Claire Denis’s film relocates Herman Melville’s Billy Bud to a French Foreign Legion outpost. Denis Lavant has one of his finest roles as the sergeant-major whose profound love for his commander (Michel Subor) is threatened by the presence of a kind and innocent recruit (Grégoire Colin). Beau Travail won the César for Best Cinematography (to Agnès Godard) in 2001.

Screenings preceded by a pre-recorded discussion with Agnès Godard

29 Aug 2pm
30 Aug 4.20pm
1 Sept 6.20pm

Presented as part of Cinema Rediscovered on Tour, a Watershed project with support from BFI awarding funds from The National Lottery and MUBI
 

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