The Class Synopsis
An account of a literature teacher's experiences in an inner city school in Paris.
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The Class is intense

By Turk_182
It's a very French film - no Hollywood beginnings or endings, the plot doesn't turn as you expect - and it feels very real, you get into the characters and feel their struggles. It's not an easy film...

Entre les mur (The Class)

By michelef1
The trailer made it look like this was a French comedy-a lightweight treatment of a serious subject. It was more like sitting through C-Span coverage of a school board meeting. Talking heads for 2...

Compelling and documentary-like

By jenhc
Great performances from a cast of (mostly) non-actors. I had thought there would be more of an emphasis on racial tensions because of its setting in a particularly lively Paris district and the...

Simple and effective

By preago24
Good picture about living people. One year passes. Some of the pupils have a future and some haven't. There are different destinies ahead. But the teacher will remain there. François Bégaudeau is...

A great movie.

By armanmg
Type of movie hollywood is incapable of making. Subtitles does not distract you from sinking in this so real and poignant movie....

Exhausting purposeful film...

By woodi68
I've read some reviews that say this film lacks focus, but I have to say that I was extremely impressed with the film. And I'm comfortable saying that those who thought it lacked focus likely just...

The Class

By moneyone
The movie shows a different perspective of teacher interaction with students than one would see in the US, even in troubled schools. How the kids think of themselves and their identities sheds light...

The Class

By AEA
The Class might have worked well if it was a one hour television movie; however, at over 2 hours, it was just too long and two slow. The characters were interesting but there was just not enough...

Boring and pointless

By myfigurefemale
The movie started off interesting and could have done a lot with the great cast. However, NOTHING happens in the movie. We are treated to various incidents where students and teachers fight while...

Loved it

By mira99
I didn't grow up in France but Germany and I totally recognize the student body and even the teacher. I could feel the anxiety of both. Awesome movie......

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Rated PG-13 | For Language