The Class

The Class

Director: Laurent Cantet Cast: François Begaudeau, Franck Keita, Nassim Amrabt

DVD (Wide Screen / Subtitled / Dubbed)

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Product Details

Release Date: 08/11/2009
UPC: 0043396287532
Original Release: 2008
Rating: PG-13
Source: Sony Pictures
Region Code: 1
Presentation: [Wide Screen]
Sound: [Dolby AC-3 Surround Sound]
Time: 2:10:00
Sales rank: 43,808

Special Features

Making-of featurette; Commentary on select scenes

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
François Begaudeau François
Franck Keita Souleymane
Nassim Amrabt Nassim
Esmerelda Ouertani Sandra
Laura Baquela Laura
Cherif Bounaidja Rachedi Cherif
Wei Huang Wei
Juliette Demaille Juliette
Rachel Regulier Khoumba
Carl Nanor Carl
Henriette Kasaruhanda Henriette
Daila Doucouré Actor
Arthur Fogel Actor
Damien Gomes Actor
Louise Grinberg Actor
Qifei Huang Actor
Lucie Landrevie Actor
Agame Malembo-Emene Actor
Rabah Nait Ouffela Actor
Burak Ozyilmaz Actor
Eva Paradiso Actor
Angelica Sancho Actor
Samantha Soupirot Actor
Boubcar Touré Actor
Justine Wu Actor

Technical Credits
Laurent Cantet Director,Screenwriter
Simon Arnal-Szlovak Producer
François Begaudeau Screenwriter
Caroline Benjo Producer
Robin Campillo Editor,Screenwriter
Michel Dubois Asst. Director,Production Manager
Jean-Pierre Laforce Sound/Sound Designer
Georgi Lazarevski Cinematographer
Stephanie Leger Editor
Barbara Letellier Producer
Olivier Mauvezin Sound/Sound Designer
Pierre Milon Cinematographer
Catherine Pujol Cinematographer
Agnes Ravez Sound/Sound Designer
Carole Scotta Producer

Scene Index

Disc #1 -- The Class
1. Chapter 1 [4:33]
2. Chapter 2 [3:13]
3. Chapter 3 [5:53]
4. Chapter 4 [2:49]
5. Chapter 5 [6:57]
6. Chapter 6 [3:07]
7. Chapter 7 [5:39]
8. Chapter 8 [6:11]
9. Chapter 9 [3:41]
10. Chapter 10 [4:56]
11. Chapter 11 [2:57]
12. Chapter 12 [6:02]
13. Chapter 13 [2:41]
14. Chapter 14 [6:28]
15. Chapter 15 [3:29]
16. Chapter 16 [3:15]
17. Chapter 17 [2:55]
18. Chapter 18 [6:43]
19. Chapter 19 [1:49]
20. Chapter 20 [6:36]
21. Chapter 21 [6:09]
22. Chapter 22 [2:23]
23. Chapter 23 [3:49]
24. Chapter 24 [5:26]
25. Chapter 25 [2:00]
26. Chapter 26 [8:38]
27. Chapter 27 [7:17]
28. Chapter 28 [3:46]

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The Class 4.3 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 3 reviews.
Grady1GH More than 1 year ago
THE CLASS ('ENTRE LES MURS') is more of an experience than a film. Based on the book 'Entre Les Murs' by teacher François Bégaudeau who also wrote the screenplay and stars in the film as the unique teacher François Marin, this thoughtful and challenging story is presented in a style that could only be termed 'French verismo'. If it feels like a documentary for the first part, that is to the credit of the author and the director Laurent Cantet: we, the viewers are taken into the classroom where the majority of the film takes place, lingering there through discussions between teacher and the varied ethnic group of students who challenge (with good thought) the teaching techniques and subjects of discussion in Marin's days of attempting to 'educate' a somewhat reluctant audience. The subject of the course may be French, but the incongruities of language spread into areas of conflict of the meaning of words and the 'out of date' subjects of grammar that occupy Marin's course outline. Another fascinating aspect of this film about education in schools populated by 'difficult students' is the use of the device of entr'acte - diversions from the classroom into the teachers' lounge where we learn even more about the education and varied sociological systems and age and experience differences among the faculty influence that is at the core of this film. It all sounds and seems so extemporaneous that it makes the messages conveyed all the more powerful. Many will find this film too 'talky': there are almost no excursions outside the school and certainly no 'sidebars' to show the extracurricular lives of the mixed group of well drawn and acted students. The story unfolds slowly, like a conversation, and is offered by a set of actors who disappear completely into their roles. This is one of the few 'classroom films' that elects to inform rather than to preach and features a teacher who is as fallible as the students. Many lessons are here in this Class. Grady Harp
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