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To Be and To Have

2002 Rated UR 1hr 44m

The once-acclaimed French school system is under siege, with overcrowding making it impossible for children to receive the education they deserve. But there's one place that's trying to buck the tide. This documentary by Nicolas Philibert visits a one-room schoolhouse in rural Saint-Étienne-sur-Usson, where Georges Lopez teaches his 13 students, ranging in age between 3 and 10, the old-fashioned way ... with effort, attention and encouragement.

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Movie Details

2004 BAFTA®
  • Best Foreign Language Film nominee
Unrated. This movie has not been rated by the MPAA.
Screen formats

Widescreen 1.85:1



Closed captioned


Language and sound

French: Dolby Digital 2.0 Stereo

Other features

Color; interactive menus; scene access; trailer.