The Guardians

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The Guardians

Cert 15

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1915. The Paridier farm. A mother and her daughter take over when their men leave for the front. They work tirelessly, their lives marked by hard work and their men's rare visits on leave. Hortense, the oldest, hires a young ward of the state to help: Francine, who believes that she has finally found a family...

Xavier Beauvois' latest is a powerful drama depicting a mother and daughter's struggles to keep the family farm together during the Great War.

Cast: Nathalie Baye, Laura Smet, Iris Bry, Cyril Descours, Gilbert Bonneau, Olivier Rabourdin