Life And Nothing But

TitleLife And Nothing But
Publication TypeFilm
Year of Publication1989
AuthorsTavernier, Bertrand
Running Time135 minutes
DistributorUGC
CountryFrance
Mediumcolor
Publication LanguageFrench
Abstract

Set after World War I, two women and one officer embody the French nation's trauma and mourning process. Major Dellaplane attempts to find and identify 350,000 missing soldiers. Two women search for their lost loved ones, representing different ways women responded to the losses of war.

Cast

Philippe Noiret

Sabine Azéma

Pascale Vignal

Maurice Barrier

François Perrot

Jean-Pol Dubois 

Credits

Directed by Bertrand Tavernier

Written by Jean Cosmos and Bertrand Tavernier

Cinematography by Bruno de Keyzer

Genre

Drama, Romance

Original PublicationLa Vie et rien d'autre
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For a review of the film by a scholar of modern France, see http://h-france.net/fffh/classics/antonins-stories-and-life-and-nothing-...

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