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Director  Robert Salis
Initial DVD release  November 9, 2004
Language  French
5.9/10 IMDb

Genre  Drama
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Country  France
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Writer  Robert Salis, Jean-Marie Besset, Jean-Marie besset
Release date  4 February 2004
Screenplay  Robert Salis, Jean-Marie Besset
Cast  Gregori Baquet (Paul), Jocelyn Quivrin (Louis-Arnault), Alice Taglioni (Agnès), Arthur Jugnot (Choquet), Salim Kechiouche (Mécir), Eva Darlan (Mme Chouquet)
Similar movies  Summer Storm, Beautiful Thing, Deed Poll, Mambo Italiano, Just a Question of Love, It's in the Water

A collegian and her boyfriend (Gregori Baquet) compete to see who can seduce and bed a young aristocrat (Jocelyn Quivrin).

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Grande Ecole (2004) is a French film, directed by Robert Salis.

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Paul and Agnes have been going out for quite a while and Agnes is shocked to learn that he'd rather live with two roommates on campus than move in with her. As soon as he meets one of his roommates, Louis-Anault, Paul's behavior changes - he is attracted to Louis without realizing so himself. Agnes, on the other hand, gets quite jealous and offers a bet: Whoever gets to have Louis-Anault first, wins... If she does, Paul will no longer explore his homosexual desires, if he does - she'll walk away. Meanwhile, Paul meets Mecir, a young Arab worker, who shows him there's more to life than elite colleges...

Plot

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Paul is an upper-class young man who is about to start at a grande ecole, one of the system of mostly public colleges to which students are admitted based on a highly competitive process and whose graduates often gain prestigious employment. He has chosen to live with two new roommates instead of his girlfriend Agnes.

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As a result, with his studies, he has little time to see her. Agnes perceives cracks in their relationship when she suspects Pauls attraction to one of his new roommates, the aristocratic Louis-Arnault. Paul denies any homosexual attraction, but Agnes decides to make a bet with him: whichever of them beds Louis-Arnault first, wins. If she does, Paul must stop exploring his sexuality; if he does, she will leave him.

Before the bet plays out, Paul meets Mecir, a young Arab worker, who becomes besotted with him. With Mecir, Paul goes on a journey of discovery that changes many of his ideas about class, cultural differences and sexuality.

Similar Movies

Yasmine Belmadi appears in Grande Ecole and Wild Side. Salim Kechiouche appears in Grande Ecole and 3 Dancing Slaves. 2x4 (1998). You Will Be Mine (2009). Eva Darlan appears in Grande Ecole and Just a Question of Love.

Cast

  • Gregori Baquet ... Paul
  • Alice Taglioni ... Agnes
  • Jocelyn Quivrin ... Louis-Arnault
  • Elodie Navarre ... Emeline
  • Arthur Jugnot ... Chouquet
  • Salim Kechiouche ... Mecir
  • Eva Darlan ... Mrs Chouquet
  • Lakshantha Abenayake ... Jailed journalist
  • Yasmine Belmadi ... Worker flashback
  • Jacques Collard ... Invitee
  • Jo Prestia ... Head of workshop
  • Jamal Hadir ... Mecirs brother
  • Gilbert Desveaux ... An instructor
  • Arnaud Binard ... Water-polo trainer
  • Adan Jodorowsky ... Student start-up (as Adam Jodorowsky)
  • Jean-Michel Cannone ... Pauls father
  • Hanifa Mizi-Alloua ... Mecirs mother
  • Eva Saint-Paul ... Louis-Arnaults mother
  • Jean-Loup Wolff ... Louis-Arnaults father
  • Eric Seigne ... Chaplain
  • Pierre Aussedat ... School principal
  • References

    Grande Ecole (film) Wikipedia
    Grande Ecole (film) IMDbGrande Ecole (film) themoviedb.org


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