Beau travail / une coproduction La Sept ARTE, Tanaïs Com, SM Films ; produit par Jérôme Minet et Patrick Grandperret ; avec la participation du Centre National de la Cinématographie ; scénario, Jean-Pol Fargeau et Claire Denis ; un film de Claire Denis.

Format
Video/Projected medium
Language
French
Published/​Created
  • New York, NY : Distributed by New Yorker Video, 2002.
  • ©1999
Description
1 videodisc (90 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.

Details

Subject(s)
Film director
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Library of Congress genre(s)
Series
International cinema [More in this series]
Medium/​Support
  • plastic rdamat http://rdaregistry.info/termList/RDAMaterial/1029
  • 4 3/4 in.
Summary note
Story of a sergeant in the French Foreign Legion in Djibouti whose ordered life is turned upside down with the arrival of a new recruit who finds favor with the unit's commander. Loosely based on Herman Melville's Billy Budd.
Notes
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 1999.
  • Inspired by Billy Budd by Herman Melville.
  • Widescreen.
Creation/​Production credits
Cinematography by Agnès Godard ; editor, Nelly Quettier ; music, Eran Tzur and Charles Henri de Pierrefeu.
System details
DVD; NTSC, letterboxed presentation, 16:9.
Participant(s)/​Performer(s)
Denis Lavant, Michel Subor, Grégoire Colin, Richard Courcet.
Language note
In French with English subtitles.
Contents
  • Opening credits
  • Galoup's story
  • The routine
  • Triumphant march
  • A brave soldier
  • A new camp
  • Burning sun
  • Forestier's return
  • Face off
  • Final destruction
  • Galoup's last dance
  • End credits.
English title
  • Good Work
ISBN
  • 156730267X
  • 9781567302677
Publisher no.
DVD 75002
OCLC
50803026
Universal Product Code
  • 1711975024
  • 717119750244
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