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Ab Irato

France, 1991 (MIFF 1993, Fiction)

Director: Herve Lievre

A classroom full of attentive children, every teacher's dream. But Madame finds herself in the midst of a nightmare when she tries to out­wit them is a series of Eco-esque verbal puz­zles. The blackboard jungle returns with a very curly twist of French theory.

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