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Le Prof

Le Prof

A Feature film by Alexandre Jardin

Produced by Alter Films

Release in France : 12/04/2000

    Synopsis

    Two friends have clashing points of view. Alexandre is revolted by the idea that high school kills creativity, making students into prototypical adults, over-cautious and stuffes shirts. Their future is mapped out for them in an inescapable routine. He wants to help them conceive of their life as a work of art and help to teach them to better themselves. Hippolyte has a different vision. For him the aim of education is to turn out well-adpated adolescents who can assume a place in society. It is not about quenching thir thirst for freedom, especially during a social crisis. His ideas of schools are generous and egalitarian and he is concerned with student’s immediate needs : passing the graduation exam in June. Both views have their merits…

    Actors (15)

    Production and distribution (5)

    Executive Producer :

    Alter Films

    Film exports/foreign sales :

    STUDIOCANAL

    News agency (France) :

    Moteur !

    Co-productions :

    STUDIOCANAL, France 2 Cinéma

    French distribution :

    Rezo Films

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    International releases (2)

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    Subject

    Alexandre Jardin is a generous, crazy guy who drives you nuts. He leads you into this incredible world, without an ounce of negativity. He’s like a ray of sunshine. Along with Besson, he’s one of the people I’d always wanted to meet. He’s a kind of hurricane, living life at 120 miles per hour. With “Le Prof” he wanted to give people a gentle shake, make them wonder about their lives, see if it matched what they’d imagined. It’s good to get a little shove every now and to spur you on.

    Hélène de Fougerolles, Actress.

    Full credits (14)

    Executive Producer :

    Alain Terzian

    Adapters/dialogue writers :

    Alexandre Jardin, Hélène Jousse

    Screenwriters :

    Alexandre Jardin, Hélène Jousse

    Sound Recordist :

    Jean-Charles Ruault

    Press Attachés (film) :

    Dominique Segall, Astrid Gavard

    Continuity supervisor :

    Patrick Aubrée

    Music Composer :

    Jean-Claude Petit

    Assistant director :

    Cécile Chaspoul

    Author of original work :

    Alexandre Jardin

    Director of Photography :

    Manuel Teran

    Production Manager :

    Claude Parnet

    Editor :

    Véronique Parnet

    Production Designer :

    Jean-Pierre Bazerolle

    Costume designer :

    Catherine Bouchard

    Technical details

    Feature film

    Genres :

    Fiction

    Production language :

    French

    Original French-language productions :

    Unknown

    Nationality :

    100% French

    Production year :

    2000

    French release :

    12/04/2000

    Runtime :

    1 h 40 min

    Current status :

    Released

    Visa number :

    97.092

    Visa issue date :

    27/03/2000

    Approval :

    Yes

    Production formats :

    35mm

    Color type :

    Color

    Aspect ratio :

    1.85

    Audio format :

    Dolby SRD

    Posters (1)

    Director

    Festival Selections (2)

    Tokyo- French Film Festival - 2000

    Tokyo- French Film Festival (Japan, 2000)

    Selection

    Feature Films

    Cannes Film Market - 2000

    Cannes Film Market (France, 2000)

    Selection

    Selection

    Delegations

    Tokyo- French Film Festival - 2000

    Tokyo- French Film Festival (Japan, 2000)

    Team (2)

    Director : Alexandre Jardin

    Associate producer : Alain Terzian