School Life (2019)

  • Comedy, Drama
  • 1h 51m
  • 2019

School Life is a laugh-out-loud, heart-warming look at the daily grind of High School.

Samia (played by the César Award-winning Zita Hanrot) is the new vice principal at an inner-city school in Paris. Despite the school’s poor academic record and the majority of its enrolment coming from Paris’ infamous Saint-Denis social housing tower blocks, Samia sees potential in all of them - taking a shine to Yanis, a bright but disillusioned teen with dreams of becoming a filmmaker.

Packed with laughs as well as drama, School Life is an emotional journey through the ups and downs of the education system, with brilliant performances from an ensemble cast.


Mehdi Idir


French, Arabic