"Beau Travail" (1999) is directed by Claire Denis (Chocolat, White Material). The film is about the Legionnaire's life, and is mostly a series of images of the soldiers... Read morePublished 5 days ago by G. Edmonson
Do you ever catch yourself watching a movie that hasn't been worth your time, but stick to it through the end 'just in case' and thinking to yourself.... Read morePublished on June 12 2004 by Stephen G.
Beau Travail is Claire Denis's reductionist take on Melville's tragic tale of Billy Budd. While Melville gives us all we need to understand the plight of the beautiful and tragic... Read morePublished on April 16 2004 by Ned K. Wynn
and oodles simply oodles of body-odor!
TWO STARS and that only for the pounding disco [?] sequences. Read more
I saw *Beau Travail* at the theatres and thought it was excellent. And purchasing the DVD, I still think it's an incredibly good film. Read morePublished on April 25 2003 by An American in China
Beay Travial (beautiful work) is Denis' best film yet. The story is of a Legionare Sergeant who is consumed by jealousy over a talented recruit, but, don't be fooled, the execution... Read morePublished on April 23 2003 by 24fps
The only thing I enjoyed about this movie is the laugh I got out of reading the good reviews. It reminds me of a scene from the play "Art". Read morePublished on Feb. 25 2003
Those reviewers who gave this film low ratings should stick to watching Braveheart and Sleepless in Seattle. Read morePublished on Feb. 10 2003 by RICH B
This film moves me. It IS different from so many other movies ( that, in all fairness, are striving to send a message far different from "Beau Travail"). Read morePublished on Jan. 20 2003 by Patricio Duran