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Teacher and novelist François Bégaudeau plays a version of himself as he negotiates a year with his racially mixed students from a tough Parisian neighborhood.

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Directed by

Laurent Cantet

Written by

Laurent Cantet (Screenplay)
Robin Campillo (Screenplay)
François Bégaudeau (Screenplay)

Runtime

128 minutes

Country

France

Language

French

Tagline

The dynamics of a multicultural class and its teacher will enlighten.

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Keywords

school teacher paris france education school life immigrant socially deprived family literature violence in schools illegal immigration boredom teachers and students diversity class society high school teacher republicanism

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