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A solid emotional movie, great acting
Saw this on a flight back from Africa, I always get drawn to the French movies I have missed, not disappointed.
The main actress Diane Rouxel plays an incredibly fine line between her emotions, her physical abilities and weaknesses and her random career choices in the army. Her acting at the side of seasoned actor Lambert Wilson is really amazing.
It was a pleasure to see again the very cold environment of the Ecole Navale in Lanveoc where I spent some time, the setting is like another character in the movie as it always feels too big for the little humans living in it. I thought a bit less of the commando training part that was a far cry from the very tough reality of it... and whatever your position is in the navy you will always spend a bit of time on the ships which is not the case and could have added another dimension to the movie.
If you manage to find this movie, make sure you watch it!
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