Tuesday, November 11, 2008

The Class: Teach Like Your Hair is on Fire

"Those expecting the Palme d’Or to signify something visually or narratively revolutionary will be underwhelmed by The Class. Instead what the film does offer – and I think this is a remarkable achievement indeed – is the power to compel inward reflection and insight into the nature of being both a teacher and a student in the equivalent of a US middle school context; the most painful and least productive years of secondary education, if you ask me."

Click here to read my review at Not Coming to a Theater Near You

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