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Life the Way It Is

1978 Rated NR 1hr 35m

Agnes Tessier (Lisa Heredia) leaves school to work at a chemical factory with her pal, Florence. When they encounter sexual harassment, volatile coworkers and unsafe conditions, Agnes seeks the position of union rep in an effort to bring change to the factory. Shot on 16mm for French television, director Jean-Claude Brisseau -- a protégé of Eric Rohmer -- paints a harsh and gritty portrait of women in the blue-collar workplace.

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Movie Details

Not rated. This movie has not been rated by the MPAA.
Screen formats

Full Screen 1.33:1



Closed captioned


Language and sound

French: Dolby Digital 2.0 Stereo

Other features

Color; interactive menus; scene access; preface by Luc Moullet; short documentary about Brisseau.