The Student

(1988)

Overview

Romantic comedy about an ambitious teaching student, busy preparing for her final exams, whose studies are interrupted by a passionate affair with a jazz musician. Twenty-one-year-old Valentine (Sophie Marceau) works part time as a teacher while she prepares for her all-important final exams. She meets Edouard (Vincent Lindon), a jazz musician who hopes to someday be a composer. Despite the fact that the two have different schedules and career agendas, they engage in a passionate affair. Valentine compares her relationship with Edouard to the dry dissertation of Moliere's The Misanthrope during her oral exams at the Sorbonne. aka - 'You Call It Love'.

  1. Claude Pinoteau

    Director, Writer

  2. Danièle Thompson

    Writer

Facts

Original Title L'Étudiante

Status Released

Release Information

  • November 11, 1988
    Theatrical

    Meaning

Original Language French

Runtime 1h 40m

Budget -

Revenue -

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Content Score

100

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