La Vie et Rien d'Autre (Life and Nothing But)
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La Vie et Rien d'Autre (Life and Nothing But)
The grim post-World War I era in Europe is grist for director Bertrand Tavernier's mill in Life and Nothing But. Philipe Noiret portrays a French major who is supervising the gruesome task of counting and identifying the corpses still strewn over the battlefield. Noiret is obsessed with the notion that, by doing his job above and beyond the call of duty, he can somehow make up for the carnage in which he participated a few years earlier. The major's mission is intercut with short vignettes involving the families and loved ones of the dead, and with the efforts by another officer to… More

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"A remarkable film about post World War I France"
‑ Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat, Spirituality and Practice
"A masterfully directed film, exquistely acted by Azéma and Vidal."
‑ Greg Muskewitz,
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