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To Be and to Have

Être et avoir

Directed by Nicolas Philibert
France, 2002
Documentary, Family


In rural France, schoolteacher Georges Lopez educates 12 children. Over a year, he instructs them in one classroom with the traditional tools of French teaching. As the seasons pass, the soon-to-retire Lopez must keep his students disciplined while training the older ones for their imminent exams.

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