The Graduation (Le concours) Reviews

February 21, 2019
I teach film, and this movie gave me some bracing lessons.
February 20, 2019
Though The Competition lacks critical distance, what it offers, in spades, is the engrossing experience of watching other people endure pressure and humiliation.
February 11, 2019
The system that Simon analytically probes appears mainly to perpetuate itself.
September 14, 2017
Initially intriguing, but eventually wearisome.
September 14, 2017
Simon has an insider's understanding of the process but films the endless debates between examiners with a cool detachment, seemingly taking no sides.
September 1, 2016
An insightful film school chronicle that will appeal most to those in the know.