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Film Fest Gent - Les gardiennes
Archived: Les gardiennes (2017)

director: Xavier Beauvois

composer: Michel Legrand
With: Nathalie Baye, Laura Smet, a.o.

duration: 138 minutes
War, Drama

Gala Premières and special events

"French director Xavier Beauvois' intimate and beautifully rendered drama 'Les gardiennes' concentrates on the lives of women who are left behind to work a family farm during the Great War, as an example of how the war impacted his country." (TIFF)


director: Xavier Beauvois
composer: Michel Legrand
producer: Sylvie Pialat, Benoît Quainon
screenplay: Xavier Beauvois, Frédérique Moreau & Ernest Pérochon
Editor: Marie-Julie Maille
Cinematography: Caroline Champetier

production company: Les Films du Worso

More info

dialogue: French
subtitles: Dutch subt.
country: France
year: 2017

Official site


XAVIER BEAUVOIS (1967): Le matou (1986, short), Nord (1991), N'oublie pas que tu vas mourir (1995), João Mata Sete (2000), Selon Matthieu (2000), Le petit lieutenant (2005), Notre ami Chopin (2009, short), Des hommes et des Dieux (2010), La rançon de la gloire (2014), Les gardiennes (2017).

Technical Specs

format: DCP

Other festival films by director Xavier Beauvois

2005:Le Petit lieutenant
1995:N'oublie pas que tu vas mourir


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