R | | Crime, Drama
In this allegorical story, a revolution led by pupil Mick Travis takes place at an old established private school in England.
Based on Jean Vigo's short film, Zero for Conduct (1933)
Education in Britain is a nubile Cinderella: sparsely clad and much interfered with.
At 30:25, the position of Mick's knee changes between shots.
The film's opening prologue states: Wisdom is the principal thing; therefore get wisdom: and with all thy getting get understanding PROVERBS IV:7
In the UK, the BBFC requested that scenes of male and female frontal nudity be removed from the film in order to pass with an X certificate. The director removed the male frontals however, he negotiated with the BBFC and the female frontal nudity of a woman walking down a hallway was allowed.