Class Enemy

Feature | NR | 112 min


California Theatre, San Jose Wed, Mar 5, 2014 9:15 PM
California Theatre, San Jose Sat, Mar 15, 2014 12:00 PM
Film Info
Type of Film/Event:Feature
Year Produced:2013
Rating:Not Rated
Production Country:Slovenia
Cast/Crew Info
Director:Rok Bicek
Producer:Aiken Veronika Prosenc
Janez Lapajne
Screenwriter:Nejc Gazvoda
Rok Bicek
Janez Lapajne
Cinematographer:Fabio Stoll
Editor:Rok Bicek
Janez Lapajne
Cast:Igor Samobor
Natasa Barbara Gracner
Tjasa Zeleznik
Masa Derganc
Robert Prebil
Voranc Boh
Jan Zupancic


Nobody's right if everybody's wrong.

When a cold and arrogant authoritarian teacher who seems to hold all his students in equal contempt takes over a German class midway through the year, the students quickly christened him a “Nazi.” When a tragedy occurs, he becomes the target of the students’ anger and confusion. Once started, though, momentum eclipses motive, and things take on a life of their own. And the students: do they still have a just cause, or are they just rebels? Slovenia’s Oscar submission is edge-of-the-seat excitement filled with provocative ideas. Hugely intelligent, its complex situation poses difficult questions even as it thrills. Featuring amazing acting - the students are, almost unbelievably, all non-professionals - Class Enemy is emotionally gripping, incisive, involving, and yes, absolutely unforgettable.

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