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Les Choristes (17-Mar-2004)

Director: Christophe Barratier

Writers: Christophe Barratier; Philippe Lopes-Curval

Keywords: Drama, France

A free-thinking teacher looks to shake up the prevailing order at a conservative French boarding school.

The mid-twentieth century French countryside plays host to Fond de l'Etang, a boarding school designed to shape unruly and damaged boys into respectable young men through a harsh method of administration referred to as "action-reaction". The school welcomes progressive music teacher M. Clement Mathieu as its new supervisor on January 15, 1949, paving the way for a showdown between the idealistic incoming administrator and the bitter old guard when he attempts to reform the boys' behavior through love and the power of music.

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Jacques Perrin
13-Jul-1941   Z


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