I’m not exactly sure why Madame showed us this one. I think Blackrobes are Jesuit French dudes and it takes place in Quebec. Anyway, it was pretty appealing to a 16-year-old boy with all the doin’ it, dream sequences, and pint-sized witch doctors!
On today’s “High School French Class,” we find a touching montage from the film “Le Huitième Jour (The Eighth Day.) Born with Down’s Syndrome, actor Pascal Duquenne won the award for Best Actor at the Cannes Film Festival in 1996.