The Class

The Class (2008)

The dynamics of a multicultural class and its teacher will enlighten.

  • Genre: Drama
  • Release Date: 2008-09-24
  • User Rating: 6.9/10 from 639 ratings
  • Runtime: 2h 8min
  • Language: Bamanankan
  • Production Company: Haut et Court
  • Production Country: France
  • Director: Laurent Cantet
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Teacher and novelist François Bégaudeau plays a version of himself as he negotiates a year with his racially mixed students from a tough Parisian neighborhood.

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  • François Bégaudeau

    as François Marin, head teacher
  • Arthur Fogel

    as Arthur, student
  • Damien Gomes

    as Damien, student
  • Esmeralda Ouertani

    as Esmeralda, student
  • Rachel Regulier

    as Khoumba, student
  • Louise Grinberg

    as Louise, student
  • Rabah Nait Oufella

    as Rabah, student
  • Franck Keïta

    as Souleyman, student
  • Agame Malembo-Emene

    as Agame, student
  • Angélica Sancio

    as Angélica, student
  • Boubacar Toure

    as Boubacar, student
  • Burak Özyilmaz

    as Burak, student
  • Carl Nanor

    as Carl, student
  • Cherif Bounaïdja Rachedi

    as Cherif, student
  • Dalla Doucoure

    as Dalla, student
  • Eva Paradiso

    as Eva, student
  • Henriette Kasaruhanda

    as Henriette, student
  • Juliette Demaille

    as Juliette, student
  • Justine Wu

    as Justine, student
  • Laura Baquela

    as Laura, student
  • Lucie Landrevie

    as Lucie, student
  • Nassim Amrabt

    as Nassim, student
  • Qifei Huang

    as Qifei, student
  • Samantha Soupirot

    as Samantha, student
  • 黄薇

    as Wei, student
  • Cécile Lagarde

    as Cécile, teacher
  • Anne Langlois

    as Sophie, teacher
  • Jean-Michel Simonet

    as School principal
  • Olivier Pasquier

    as Bursar
  • Cheick Baba Doumbia

    as Souleymane's brother
  • Céline Spang

    as Parents' delegate
  • Gilles Gourmelen

  • Gaelle Bantegnie

  • Valérie Benguigui

  • Jean-François Chauvet

  • Farida Ouchani

  • Mario Fanfani

Directing Laurent Cantet Director
Writing Laurent Cantet Screenplay
Writing François Bégaudeau Screenplay
Production Caroline Benjo Producer
Camera Pierre Milon Director of Photography
Production Simon Arnal Producer
Production Carole Scotta Producer
Writing Robin Campillo Screenplay
Production Barbara Letellier Producer
Writing François Bégaudeau Novel
Editing Robin Campillo Editor
Editing Stephanie Leger Editor
Costume & Make-Up Elisabeth Joinet Costume Design
Costume & Make-Up Marie Le Garrec Costume Design
Sound Jean-Pierre Laforce Sound Re-Recording Mixer
Sound Olivier Mauvezin Sound