GUARDIANS. For the first time, Laura Smet and Nathalie Baye were reunited at the cinema in the film “Les Gardiennes” by Xavier Beauvois.
The Guardians is a film by Xavier Beauvois released in 2017. The director follows the daily life of women during the First World War, responsible for taking over from the men who went to fight. For the needs of the feature film, the filmmaker decided to bring together for the first time Laura Smet and Nathalie Baye.
It was the first time that the daughter of Johnny Hallyday and her mother give the reply on the big screen. In the cinema, they rarely crossed paths, whereas Nathalie Baye and Laura Smet are very close in private life, as evidenced by their moments of complicity on social networks. Before playing together The Guardiansthey had played their own role in a television episode of the series Ten percent.
Synopsis – 1915, at the Paridier farm, the women took over from the men who had gone to the front. Their life is punctuated between hard work and the return of men on leave. Hortense, the dean, hires a young girl from public assistance to assist them.