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Le the Child Be the Guide

Le the Child Be the Guide

A Feature film by Alexandre Mourot

Produced by Dans le Sens de la Vie

Release in France : 27/09/2017

    Synopsis

    The filmmaker, an enthusiastic young father, discovers the work of the renowned educator Maria Montessori and decides to make a film about a class of children aged from three to six taught according to the Montessori philosophy. In the peaceful environment of a light and airy classroom filled with flowers, fruit, and abundant educational material, he meets with children who are free and happy, working alone or in groups. The teacher is unobtrusive, while the children read, make bread, do divisions, laugh, or sleep in class. Each year, new arrivals join in and quickly adapt to the classroom. Some of the children help the filmmaker to understand this magic: that of independence and self-reliance, the seeds of a new society of peace and freedom for which Montessori worked so hard.

    Production and distribution (3)

    Executive Producer :

    Dans le Sens de la Vie

    French distribution :

    Dans le Sens de la Vie

    Film exports/foreign sales :

    Wide House

    Photos (5)

    Full credits (7)

    Voice :

    Anny Duperey, Christian Maréchal

    Sound Recordist :

    Alexandre Mourot

    Editor :

    Catherine Mamecier

    Music Composer :

    Damien Salançon

    Director of Photography :

    Alexandre Mourot

    Press Attaché (film) :

    Claire Viroulaud

    Sound Editor :

    Christophe Millet

    Technical details

    Feature film

    Genres :

    Documentary

    Production language :

    French

    Production country :

    France

    Original French-language productions :

    Unknown

    Production year :

    2016

    French release :

    27/09/2017

    Runtime :

    1 h 30 min

    Current status :

    Released

    Visa number :

    146.970

    Approval :

    Color type :

    Color

    Aspect ratio :

    1.85

    Audio format :

    Dolby Digital

    Posters (1)

    Director

    Presskit