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The Young Lieutenant

Le petit lieutenant

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Directed by Xavier Beauvois
France, 2005
Drama, Crime
      French
      English

Synopsis

A rookie policeman from provincial Le Havre volunteers for the high-pressure Parisian homicide bureau and is assigned to a middle-aged woman detective.

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Before he won acclaim for Of Gods and Men, French actor-turned-director Xavier Beauvois scored with this excellent, layered police drama, featuring an award-winning performance from Nathalie Baye.

Synopsis

A rookie policeman from provincial Le Havre volunteers for the high-pressure Parisian homicide bureau and is assigned to a middle-aged woman detective.

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The Young LieutenantDirected byXavier Beauvois
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Awards & Festivals

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Venice Film Festival
2005 | Winner: Label Europa Cinemas
César Awards
2006 | Winner: Best Actress
2006 | 4 nominations including: Best Film
European Film Awards
2006 | Nominee: European Actress

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