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The Class

The Class

The Class is a 2008 French drama film directed by Laurent Cantet. Its original French title is Entre les murs, which translates literally to "Between the walls" or "Within the walls". It is based on the 2006 novel of the same name by François Bégaudeau. The novel is a semi-autobiographical account of Bégaudeau's experiences as a French language and literature teacher in a middle school in the 20th arrondissement of Paris, particularly illuminating his struggles with "problem children" Esmerelda, Khoumba, and Souleymane. The film stars Bégaudeau himself in the role of the teacher. The film received the Palme d'Or at the 2008 ... more on Wikipedia

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