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As much poem as film. It requires patience, which it rewards at every languid turn.
Rhythm in Denis' sight is pejorative routine.
An imaginative drama about the dire effects of envy, that vicious emotion that spreads pain and agony everywhere it reaches.
Beau Travail is an allegorical tale of revenge and jealousy set within a French Foreign Legion outpost in Africa.
Winds up as a disappointment due to its languid pacing and a plastic sensibility as to what constitutes film art. In other words, it's typically French.
The problem is that this film lacks substance, talent and purpose, regardless of its language.
Denis gets right to the spiritual and emotional core with her brilliant staging and long shots.
The final scene feels tragic; the rest of the movie is boring.
Denis' film is as fluid as her nine others, demonstrating her skill at integrating story strands with her handsome visual sense and gift for evocation.
Achieves the stature of classic tragedy.
Claire Denis' treatment of the modern French Foreign Legion rolls in its own time but the story that it weaves is well worth the wait. Very well filmed.
it's a visual poem over the thinly disguised bones of billy budd but it can't really be described, only experienced. the remarkable denis lavant strikes again. nice work indeed
Not an easy film to watch because it often goes back and forth from past to present. But visually, the film is gorgeous. The director knows where to frame her landscapes and how to frame her actors.
Finally, the final sequence is just memorable. It might seem completely out of there, but there is more than it seems.
The film is NOT straightforward in terms of narrative, but we just need to dig a little to understand deeply the soldiers.
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