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Contributor(s): Subor, Michel, 1935- | Denis, Claire | Lavant, Denis, 1961-Material type: TextTextPublication details: New York, NY : New Yorker Video, 2002 Description: 1 videodisc (90 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 inGenre/Form: Feature films. | Foreign films -- France.Summary: Men in the French Foreign Legion, escaping some personal or legal entanglement, can leave their lives behind and take on a new identity. In an outpost in Djibouti, the men of the Legion yield to the rigid discipline and unvarying routine of life within it. When new recruit Sentain saves the life of a fellow soldier, brooding taskmaster Sgt. Galoup sets out to destroy him. The film observes how power functions among men, and considers the consequences of remaining a stranger, even as the Legionnaires must always remain strangers.
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DVD DVD Stonewall
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DVD DVD Stonewall
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Originally produced as a motion picture in 1999.

Special features: Theatrical trailer (2 min.); New Yorker films [trailer menu, text feature].

Men in the French Foreign Legion, escaping some personal or legal entanglement, can leave their lives behind and take on a new identity. In an outpost in Djibouti, the men of the Legion yield to the rigid discipline and unvarying routine of life within it. When new recruit Sentain saves the life of a fellow soldier, brooding taskmaster Sgt. Galoup sets out to destroy him. The film observes how power functions among men, and considers the consequences of remaining a stranger, even as the Legionnaires must always remain strangers.

In French with optional English subtitles.

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