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In light of the current challenges related to the coronavirus the film club committee has decided to cancel the rest of the Spring Season 2020. We hope to be back with a new season as usual in the autumn. In the meantime let us look after one another and we appreciate your patience and understanding.

(Les gardiennes)

The Guardians (Les gardiennes) thumb
Director: Xavier Beauvois
France, Switzerland 2017
138 minutes
Cert: 15A
 

 

Les Gardiennes are the women who worked the land of France during the first world war. This fiercely acted and beautifully shot period drama is about the battle of wills on the home front, as its characters struggle to maintain a family farm in western France.

The Guardians (Les gardiennes) thumb
The Guardians (Les gardiennes) thumb