To Be and To Have (Être et avoir)
Top Ten List: #9 of 2002 (world premieres)
Top Ten List: #6 of 2003 (U.S. releases)
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A 2003 NicksFlickPicks Honoree in Two Categories!

Director: Nicolas Philibert. Documentary. Traces the classroom practices, daily challenges, and unique personal relations between a schoolteacher in rural France and his young students.

Photo © 2002 StudioCanal/© 2003 New Yorker Films
Not yet reviewed in full. Grade: A–

(in December 2003: B+)

National Society of Film Critics: Best Documentary Feature
European Film Awards: Best Documentary Feature
César Awards (French Oscars): Best Film Editing (Philibert)

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