It All Starts Today

Directed by Bertrand Tavernier

Tavernier’s award-winning portrait of a small town school teacher has been acclaimed for its realism and wry, sympathetic attitude. Daniel is a primary school teacher in a French town financially depressed by the loss of its mining industry. Daily he has to deal with students whose lives have been overturned by the long-term unemployment of their parents and the ensuing poverty. But Daniel will fight for the welfare of his students – against politicians, bureaucrats, and utility companies alike.

117 minutes

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