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Uncovering the true face of the French Foreign Legion.

Men from all over the world have left their pasts to start a new life as elite soldiers in the French Foreign Legion. Director/Producer Elisabeth Nord has been granted unprecedented access to follow this legendary defence force from the inside. The Foreign Legion – Tougher Than The Rest looks beyond the myths and brutal reputation of the French Foreign Legion; portraying the legionnaires and their life in the Legion, this exploration reveals the true face of one of the most famous, mysterious and secretive fighting forces in the world.
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