The Class

The Class  {Entre les murs}
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The Class
Entre les murs
France, 2008, 128 Minute Running Time
Topic: Drama
Program: Awards Buzz
Language: French English Sub-Titles

Awards: Palme d’Or, Cannes Film Festival Official Oscar Submission 2008, Best Foreign Language Film

Using digital video and a small crew, director Laurent Cantet creates an intimate, unflinching portrayal of a racially mixed classroom in a Parisian neighborhood over the course of a school year. The film's lead is played by the teacher who wrote the book on which the film is based. This captivating film won Cannes' Palme d'Or.

DIRECTOR: Laurent Cantet
Producer: Carole Scotta, Caroline Benjo, Barbara Letellier, Simon Arnal
Editor: Robin Campillo, Stéphanie Léger
Screenwriter: Laurent Cantet, François Bégaudeau, Robin Campillo
Cinematographer: Pierre Milon, Catherine Pujol, George Lazarevski
Principal Cast: François Bégaudeau, Nassim Amrabt, Laura Baquela, Cherif Bounaïdja Rachedi, Juliette Demaille
Filmography: Heading South (2005), Time Out (2001), Human Resources (1999)

French Embassy: LA Film & TV Office, TV5 Monde

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