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The Class (2008)  link to The Class on IMDb  link to trailer on IMDb

Number: 510

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IMDb Rating:
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7.5/10 (29553 votes)

Country: French, 128 minutes

Spoken Languages: English, French, Spanish

Genre(s): Drama

Director(s): Laurent Cantet

Cast: François Bégaudeau (as François Marin), Angélica Sancio (as Angélica), Burak Özyilmaz (as Burak), Esmeralda Ouertani (as Esmeralda), Agame Malembo-Emene (as Agame)

Medium: Original DVD,

Subtitles: English, Spanish

Plot Outline: Teacher François Marin and his colleagues are preparing for another school year teaching at a racially mixed inner city high school in Paris. The teachers talk to each other about their prospective students, both the good and the bad. The teachers collectively want to inspire their students, but each teacher is an individual who will do things in his or her own way to achieve the results they desire. They also have differing viewpoints on the students themselves, and how best to praise and discipline them. The administration of the school tries to be as fair as possible, which includes having student representatives sit on the student evaluation committee. Marin's class this year of fourteen and fifteen year olds is no different than previous years, although the names and faces have changed. Marin tries to get through to his students, sometimes with success and sometimes resulting in utter failure. Even Marin has his breaking point, which may result in him doing things he would. 2 copies

Loaned: No

Aspect ratio: 2.35:1

Apr 26, 2017