Archipel (1991)

Genres - Comedy Drama  |   Run Time - 103 min.  |   Countries - Belgium , France   |  
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A wealthy woman owns an exclusive private boarding school off the coast of England, where young men are taught in French and English, becoming completely fluent. In general, the school is exactly what it purports to be, but the owner selects some of her young scholarship students for special educational opportunities. In short, she carefully prepares them for initiation into sexuality, which generally pleases them as much as it does her. This summer, one of the scholarship students stays behind and, with the collusion of the school's skeleton staff, begins his extracurricular education with the dissolute headmistress. However, this year, the boy she has chosen has some philosophical qualms which must be addressed even if it endangers her life, and his.