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Les gardiennes (2017)

R | | Drama | 4 May 2018 (USA)
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Women are left behind to work a family farm during the Great War.

Director:

Xavier Beauvois

Writers:

Xavier Beauvois (screenplay), Marie-Julie Maille (screenplay) | 2 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Nathalie Baye ... Hortense Sandrail
Laura Smet ... Solange
Iris Bry ... Francine Riant
Cyril Descours Cyril Descours ... Georges Sandrail
Gilbert Bonneau Gilbert Bonneau ... Henri Sandrail
Olivier Rabourdin ... Clovis
Nicolas Giraud ... Constant Sandrail
Mathilde Viseux Mathilde Viseux ... Marguerite Sandrail (as Mathilde Viseux-Ely)
Xavier Maly ... Edgar
Marie-Julie Maille Marie-Julie Maille ... La Monette
Madeleine Beauvois Madeleine Beauvois ... Jeanne, la fille de la Monette
Alain Artur Alain Artur ... Le maire
Adrien Denizou Adrien Denizou ... Le maire de la Monette
Yann Bean ... John - un soldat américain
Michel Lamy Michel Lamy ... Le père
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Storyline

1915. Life at the Paridier farm has changed dramatically since the men of the family (Constant, Georges and Clovis) left home to go and fight on the front line. Hortense Sandrail, Henri and Constant's mother and Clovis' mother-in-law, has taken over courageously but, although helped by her daughter Solange, she finds it hard to get by with all the workload. When harvest time comes, she makes up her mind to hire a farmhand but she is too late and no man is available. The mayor then recommends her an orphan named Francine Riant, who could do. Hortense agrees and the choice soon appears a blessing, as the girl proves perfect: well-mannered and respectful, she is also a hard worker who does not balk at any task. Hortense, Solange and her form an effective trio, who make the most of the situation. One day, Georges comes back to the farm on leave and he falls in love with Francine. Written by Guy Bellinger

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Taglines:

France 1915. Men on the battlefield. Women on the homefront.

Genres:

Drama

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for some violence and sexuality | See all certifications »

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Official Sites:

Official Site [France]

Country:

France | Switzerland

Language:

French

Release Date:

4 May 2018 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Les Gardiennes See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$7,479, 6 May 2018, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$174,325, 9 August 2018
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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital (as Dolby 5.1)

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.39 : 1
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French visa # 143071. See more »

Soundtracks

La chanson des blés d'or
Lyrics by Camille Soubise and L. Lemaître
Music by Frédéric Doria
(1882)
Sung a cappella by Iris Bry
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an other french NAVET
14 April 2018 | by sixgaleSee all my reviews

Slow and boring dramatized and very uninteresting 14-18 french story

frankly do not loose your time and money you will be disappointed

Nathalie Baye are good where Laura Smet seem to be insane and crazy like mad dog

No music, flat story, uninteresting and without any interest you will see an american soldier (14-18!!!???) well a shame and this shame cote 7.3 on imdb ...


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