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The Guardians - © Guy Ferrandis

The Guardians

A Feature film by Xavier Beauvois

Produced by Les Films du Worso

Release in France : 06/12/2017


    1915. At the Paridier farm, a mother and her daughter have taken over the farmwork in the absence of the men who have gone off to fight. Working relentlessly, their life follows the rhythms of difficult labor and the occasional return of the men on leave. Hortense, the mother, employs Francine, a young woman who grew up in state care, to help her on the farm. Francine believes she has finally found a family...

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    Executive Producer :

    Les Films du Worso

    Foreign production companies :

    Rita, KNM, Versus production, RTS - Radio Télévision Suisse

    French distributors :

    Pathé Films, Orange Studio

    Co-productions :

    Pathé Production, France 3 Cinéma, Orange Studio

    Film exports/foreign sales :

    Pathé Films

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    Executive Producers :

    Sylvie Pialat, Benoît Quainon

    Author of original work :

    Ernest Pérochon

    Screenwriters :

    Xavier Beauvois, Frédérique Moreau, Marie-Julie Maille

    Director of photography :

    Caroline Champetier

    Sound assistants :

    Gautier Isern, Julien d'Esposito

    Press Attaché (film) :

    Agnès Chabot

    Sound editors :

    Damien Boitel, Loïc Prian

    Production Designer :

    Yann Mégard

    Casting :

    Karen Hottois

    Sound Mixer :

    Éric Bonnard

    Assistant Director :

    Alain Artur

    Associate producers :

    Gilles Sitbon, Jonathan Blumental

    Foreign Producer :

    Michel Merkt

    Sound Recordist :

    Christophe Giovannoni

    Production Manager :

    Patrice Marchand

    Editor :

    Marie-Julie Maille

    Continuity supervisor :

    Agathe Grau

    Music Composer :

    Michel Legrand

    Costume designer :

    Anaïs Romand

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    Feature film

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    Coproducer countries :

    France (90.0%), Switzerland (10.0%)

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    Majority French (France, Switzerland)

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    Runtime :

    2 h 14 min

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    Audio format :

    Dolby 5.1

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