Cannes : Matan Yair’s Very Personal ‘Scaffolding’ Follows a Fraught Familial Relationship — Watch

Publié le 9 juin 2017

The former teacher pulled from his own experiences to make the ACID-debuting feature.

Inspired by his own experiences teaching, Matan Yair’s Cannes-bound “Scaffolding” follows an already fraught familial relationship that’s strained by the addition of a gentle new role model, one who shows his teenage student the full scope of the possibilities of being a man.

Debuting in the ACID section later this week, Yair’s feature springs from a very personal place. As the filmmaker explains in the film’s official press kit, “For the past nine years, I have been teaching literature in high school…Almost without exception, these kids are from working class backgrounds.”

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