Passion For Life

  • 1949
  • Movie
  • NR
  • Drama

Appealing to popular sentiment, PASSION FOR LIFE tells the moving tale of Blier, an energetic teacher whose pedagogical enthusiasm is met with negativism from his students' old-fashioned parents. Taking a new assignment in the French countryside, Blier works lovingly with his grateful students, instilling in them modern, inquisitive ideas. The older generation,...read more

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Appealing to popular sentiment, PASSION FOR LIFE tells the moving tale of Blier, an energetic teacher whose pedagogical enthusiasm is met with negativism from his students' old-fashioned parents. Taking a new assignment in the French countryside, Blier works lovingly with his grateful

students, instilling in them modern, inquisitive ideas. The older generation, and particularly Coste, regard education as an unnecessary waste of time. Blier's devotion pays off, however, and the parents learn to trust his ways. Actor Blier's son, Bertrand, became a director whose films include

GET OUT YOUR HANDKERCHIEFS (1978), winner of a Best Foreign Film Academy Award.

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  • Review: Appealing to popular sentiment, PASSION FOR LIFE tells the moving tale of Blier, an energetic teacher whose pedagogical enthusiasm is met with negativism from his students' old-fashioned parents. Taking a new assignment in the French countryside, Blier wor… (more)

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