Foreign Student (1994)

Foreign Student (1994)





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In this nostalgic French drama, set in 1955, a French boy finds love with an intelligent black girl. When Phillippe Le Clerc becomes a foreign exchange student at a Virginia college, he meets many interesting people. However, the person he falls in love with is April, a highly-educated "Negro girl."
Drama , Romance
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Universal Pictures


Marco Hofschneider
as Phillipe Le Clerc
Rick Johnson
as Cal Cate
Charlotte Ross
as Sue Ann
Edward Herrmann
as Zach Gilmore
Charles S. Dutton
as Howlin' Wolf
Hinton Battle
as Sonny Boy Williamson
Rex Jennings
as Coleman
Jack Coleman
as Rex Jennings
Anthony Herrera
as Coach Ballard
Bob Child
as Counselor
David Long
as Mr. Baldridge
Ruth Williamson
as Mrs. Baldridge
Chris Wilkinson
as Football Player
Michael Goodwin
as Assistant Coach
Jon Hendricks
as April's Father
Andy Park
as Sheriff McLain
Kevin A. Parrott
as Buster Dubonnet
Cliff McMullen
as Preacher
Jane Beard
as Doris Jennings
Sutton Knight
as Editor
John Habberton
as William Farrikner
Jonathan Sale
as Herbie Clenson
Allan Pleasants
as Tough Guy
Jonathan Orcutt
as Alabama Tech Coach
Holley G. Procter
as 1st Belle
Jennifer Ray
as 2nd Belle
Kate Hoffman
as Rebecca
Linita Corbett
as Girl in Red
Jean Raoul Cassadoure
as School Supervisor
Gerard Duges
as Postman
David Hughes
as Football Player
Chris Wilkinson
as Football Player
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Critic Reviews for Foreign Student

All Critics (3)

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August 30, 2004
New York Times
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Full Review… | January 10, 2004
Chicago Reader
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Full Review… | December 31, 1999
Washington Post
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September 8, 2005

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May 20, 2003
Palo Alto Weekly

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Full Review… | March 11, 2003
Austin Chronicle

Audience Reviews for Foreign Student


1955 is really not long ago. Amazing that blacks were treated like that 60 years ago. Philippe is a French exchange student who is thrown into Virginia of the 1950's with all its pros and cons.

Red Lats
Red Lats

Super Reviewer

Excellent movie, though not completely believable for different reasons. I highly reccomend this film.

Charles George
Charles George

Great movie with Marco Hofschneider and Robin Givens - more beautifully narrated. Nice story and cool find, though it kinda runs like a made-for-TV film, and perhaps that's why the poster can't yet be found. Still, I liked it, and it spoke to me, so there.

Herr Martin
Herr Martin

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