Laurent Cantet is a French director, born on June 15, 1961 at Melle (Deux-Sèvres). His parents were schoolteachers in Ardilleux.
On 25 May 2008, he received the Palme d’Or at the Festival de Cannes 2008, for the movie Entre les murs. –Wikipedia
LC is one of the leading new generation French dirs. The Class is excellent.
'The Class' is one of the best films about school days.The teacher/students interactions seemed real.