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The Class

The Class

by Laurent Cantet

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An in-depth look at the impenetrable world of school

Review: The Class

An in-depth look at the impenetrable world of school

Lifting the lid on a little-known yet universal microcosm, the 2008 Cannes Palme d’Or winner is the successful outcome of a cinematic experiment combining art and social issues 

"Success wasn’t guaranteed but the gamble paid off"

Interview: Laurent Cantet • Director

"Success wasn’t guaranteed but the gamble paid off"

The director looks at the original method that led him to explore the subject of school through a cinematic medium combining fiction and documentary 

Haut et Court’s loyalty rewarded

Interview: Carole Scotta • Producer

Haut et Court’s loyalty rewarded

We look back at the extraordinary adventure of a film phenomenon backed by Haut et Court, producer of all Laurent Cantet’s films 

Memento Films strike lucky with The Class

Article: International sales

Memento Films strike lucky with The Class

Even before the film screened in official competition, Laurent Cantet’s feature had already sold to 43 countries at the Cannes Festival Film Market 

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Cannes 2008 Official Competition
Palme d'Or
César 2009 Best Adaptation
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