A group of young actors including several local unknowns - Philippe Marlaud, Bernard Tronczyk, Patrick Lepczynski, and Sabine Haudepin , among others - make up the cluster of friends adrift beneath the twilight of their school years. There's drama, violence, and pot-induced laughs - group holidays, indiscriminate sex, advances from teachers twenty-five years their seniors, attempted moves to Paris, and few prospects of passing the bac, the final set of exams French students take before embarking into the world to... do what?
A 2003 video Interview with Pialat Collaborators Arlette Langmann and Patrick Grandperret, made by Serge Toubiana (former editor-in-chief of Cahiers du cinema and director of the Cinematheque Frangaise)
Apres le bac [After the Bac] a 2003 Documentary by Serge Toubiana and Sonia Buchman that catches up with the cast and location
Original Trailer for the Film, and Trailers for the Six other Maurice Pialat features available from The Masters of Cinema Series