The Class

The Class (Entre les murs)
  • 2008
  • France
  • 2h 10min
  • 15
  • Directed by: Laurent Cantet
  • Written by: François Bégaudeau (novel and screenplay), Robin Campillo (writer), Laurent Cantet (writer)
  • Cast: François Bégaudeau
  • Language: French

One teacher, one class, one term and a whole load of problems. Remarkable social realist drama.

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Profile - Laurent Cantet

5 Mar 2009

Name Laurent Cantet Born 5 June, 1961, Melle, France Background A graduate of La Femis film school in Paris, Cantet made his impressive feature debut in 1999 with Human Resources, which used a mainly non-professional cast and married the personal and…

The Class: To Sir, with love

19 Feb 2009

Laurent Cantet’s Palme D’Or winner The Class is the best film ever made about education. Paul Dale explains why every MSP should be made to watch it

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