About

Foreign Legion officer, Galoup, recalls his once glorious life, leading troops in the Gulf of Djibouti. His existence there was happy, strict and regimented, but the arrival of a promising young recruit, Sentain, plants the seeds of jealousy in Galoup's mind.

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Directed by

Claire Denis

Written by

Claire Denis (Screenplay)
Jean-Pol Fargeau (Screenplay)
Herman Melville (Story)

Runtime

90 minutes

Country

France

Language

French

Tagline

Maybe freedom begins with remorse

Cast

Keywords

woman director dance gay interest masculinity officer foreign legion power play djibouti

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