Original title: Entre les murs

Director: Laurent Cantet

Cast: François Bégaudeau, Franck Keïta, Agame Malembo-Emene

France 2008 | Colour | 130 mins | Documentary | Drama

Avaliable on: DVD

François and his fellow teachers prepare for a new year at a high school in a tough neighbourhood. Armed with the best intentions, they brace themselves to not let discouragement stop them from trying to give the best education to their students. Cultures and attitudes often clash in the classroom, where François insists on an atmosphere of respect and diligence. His extravagant frankness often takes the students by surprise. But his classroom ethics are put to the test when his students begin to challenge his methods...