The Guardians (15)
Dir: Xavier Beauvois
Cast: Nathalie Baye, Laura Smet, Iris Bry
Fr, 135 mins, French dialogue with subtitles
Adapted from the 1924 novel by Ernest Pérochon, this stunning period drama set during the First World War tells the often untold story of the women who kept French farms running while the men were at the front. A quiet yet poignant war movie from the director of ‘Of Gods and Men’.