Directors: Denis, Claire

Cast: Denis Lavant, Michel Subor

France 1998 | Colour | 90 mins

Avaliable on: DVD

Set in the eerily beautiful African desert and featuring an eclectic soundtrack boasting music by Neil Young and Benjamin Britten, Beau travail is Denis’ extraordinarily beautiful adaptation of Herman Melville’s Billy Budd, exploring the exclusively masculine world of the near-mythical French Foreign Legion.