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'Le Brio': Film Review

'Le Brio': Film Review

The inspirational teacher movie has never really been a staple of French cinema. From classics like Jean Vigo’s Zero for Conduct and Francois Truffaut’s The 400 Blows, which depicted schoolteachers as cruel taskmasters maintaining a draconian sense of order, to contemporary comic hits like Les Profs series, which depicts them as total idiots, there are few films that make you want to sit in a French classroom and learn.

Yet while there may be no Gallic equivalent to Dead Poets Society or Stand and Deliver, there have been a handful of uplifting school movies released over the past years, starting...

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