30.09. - 09.10.2021

The Young Lieutenant France 2005 | 110 min | OV | Colour | FF 2011

Xavier Beauvois

Xavier Beauvois, (*1967) works as an actor, director and screenwriter. His last feature Of Gods and Men (2010) received the César for Best Film and was nominated for the Foreign Academy Award.

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When a fresh young police academy graduate from provincial Le Havre volunteers for the high pressure world of the Parisian homicide squad, his schoolteacher wife is reluctant to go with him. He moves into a rooming house that caters to single cops as he embraces his fellow officers as an extended family. He becomes close to an Arab officer and his boss, a very professional but lonely, middle-aged female detective who is also a recovering alcoholic.

Original title: Le petit lieutnant
Film type: Fiction Feature
Original language: French
Language and subtitles: OV
Director: Xavier Beauvois
Screenplay: Xavier Beauvois, Guillaume Bréaud
Cast: Nathalie Baye, Jalil Lespert, Roschdy Zem, Antoine Chappey
Producer: Pascal Caucheteux
Director of Photography: Caroline Champetier
Production Design: Alain Tchilinguirian
Editor: Martine Giordano
Sound: 0
Costume design:
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Format: 35 mm
German Distributor: Arsenal Filmverleih GmbH
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