Mr Bachmann and his class

A Film by Maria Speth

Technical details : 2021 - Germany - Documentary - 2.39 - 217 min.

Cast : Dieter Bachmann and the pupils of grade 6

Languages : German

Producers : Maria Speth

SYNOPSIS

MR BACHMANN AND HIS CLASS is an intimate documentary portraying the bond between an elementary school teacher and his students. His unconventional methods clash with the complex social and cultural realities of the provincial German industrial town they live in.

Berlinale 2021
Official Competition

Berlinale 2021
Silver Bear Jury Award

Firebird Award
2021

Hong Kong IFF
Best Documentary

Berlinale 2021
Audience Award

SYNOPSIS

MR BACHMANN AND HIS CLASS is an intimate documentary portraying the bond between an elementary school teacher and his students. His unconventional methods clash with the complex social and cultural realities of the provincial German industrial town they live in.