Set against the backdrop of a depressed French coal-mining town, this harrowing drama from director Bertrand Tavernier ("Round Midnight") chronicles a year in the life of preschool principal Daniel. Struggling to fight bureaucracy and his troubled environs, Daniel remains committed to teaching life's lessons─while still learning them himself. Philippe Torreton, Maria Pitarresi star. 117 min. Widescreen; Soundtrack: French Dolby Digital stereo; Subtitles: English; interview; photo gallery; theatrical trailer. In French with English subtitles.