The Guardians (Les Gardiennes)


Set in France in 1916, the women of the Paridier farm sustain the family property in the absence of their husbands and sons in this affecting human drama of love, loss, and resilience from acclaimed filmmaker Xavier Beauvois (Of Gods and Men).

Presented by the First Tuesday Film Club at the Lake Theatre on Tuesday, August 7 at 10:00 AM, 12:00 and 7:00 PM. Shown in conjunction with Downtown Oak Park’s Art dans La Rue.

Presented by First Wednesday Film Club at the Charlestowne 18 Theatre on Wednesday, August 1 at 1:00 & 7:00 PM. General Admission Prices Apply. Film discussions led by Dave Gathman.


Release Date: August 1st, 2018 Genre: Drama Actors: Nathalie Baye, Iris Bry, Laura Smet, Cyril Descours, Gilbert Bonneau Rating: R for some violence and sexuality Runtime: 2:18
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