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The Best Job in the World (1996)
"Le plus beau métier du monde" (original title)

 -  Drama  -  28 March 1997 (USA)
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Gerard Depardieu is a new teacher in a lower class school. He has a hard time with a special eighth grade class, and in his building.

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Gerard Depardieu is a new teacher in a lower class school. He has a hard time with a special eighth grade class, and in his building.

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A világ legszebb mestersége  »

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$23,862 (USA) (28 March 1997)

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Screenplay inspired by the TV report "Une vie de prof" by Maria Roche, Hervé Chabalier and Stéphane Meunier. See more »

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Referenced in Boys on the Beach (1999) See more »

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Symphony nº 24 in si bemol majeur K. 182
andantino grazioso
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A fun and exciting movie with dark and silly humor
27 May 2000 | by (Sweden) – See all my reviews

Gérard Depardieu stars in this french mixture of comedy and satire.

A mid-age high class teacher's life breaks down on his birthday, when the family finds out about a secret affair, and to be closer to his children he moves to Paris. He moves in to a trash-neighbourhood at the over-wild and rough high school he starts to work in.

This wasn't that funny, just a little twisted. That's the way it is with dark comedies.

An enjoyable film and I give it 7/10


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