Voto IMDb: 8,1/10 (23006 voti)
Regista: Louis Malle
Cast: Francine Racette (come Mme Quentin), Stanislas Carré de Malberg (come François Quentin), François Berléand (come Père Michel), Gaspard Manesse (come Julien Quentin), Raphael Fejtö (come Jean Bonnet / Jean Kippelstein)
Paese: France Studio: Orion Classics
Durata: 104 minuti
Genere(i): Biografia, Drammatico, Guerra
Lingua: Inglese, Tedesco, Francese, Greco
Trama: In 1944, upper class boy Julien Quentin and his brother François travel to Catholic boarding school in the countryside after vacations. Julien is a leader and good student and when the new student Jean Bonnet arrives in the school, they have friction in their relationship. However, Julien learns to respect Jean and discovers that he is Jewish and the priests are hiding him from the Nazis. They become best friends and Julien keeps the secret. When the priest Jean discovers that the servant Joseph is stealing supplies from the school to sell in the black market, he fires the youth. Sooner the Gestapo arrives at school to investigate the students and the priests that run and work in the boarding school.