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The Thorn in the Heart

TIFF.18 - 100% Michel Gondry

The Thorn in the Heart TIFF.18

Category: 100% Michel Gondry
Director: Michel Gondry
Cast: Suzette Gondry, Jean-Yves Gondry, Michel Gondry
Duration: 83 min.
Country: France
Year: 2009

Filmmaker Michel Gondry turns from the playful semi-surrealism of his features to the personal story of a beloved family member in this documentary. Suzette Gondry is Michel's aunt and a retired schoolteacher; she educated children in rural communities in France from 1952 to 1986. We accompany her on a journey in which she visits the many schools where she taught and speaks of her experiences.

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