Five anglos, four Canadians and a New Yorker, come to the small, fictional Quebec Village of St-Isidore-du-Coeur-de-Jésus with the goal of learning French.
The school is run with an iron-fist and one overriding principle: everything must be said and done EN FRANÇAIS! The entire experience quickly becomes a kind of adult summer camp where the Anglo students find themselves under constant surveillance for two weeks, living with Quebec families, studying and living completely in French! Those who manage to escape the school authorities to speak a little English on the outside, quickly realize that the town is filled with spies who keep handing them yellow cards with two words written on them: EN FRANÇAIS.
The students adapt to this environment by struggling valiantly to learn the "langue de Molière", each in their own special fashions, to be sure, and when the two weeks are up, neither the village nor the students will ever be the same.
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