It is the story of girls and boys, of teenagers in crisis confronted with the school world. Their destiny is forged in the heart of the school, with their individual stories of downgraded families and chronic unemployment. A story of revolt and indiscipline for some, of obstinacy sometimes to get out of failure and fatalism. This film, full of humor and tenderness, tells the story of their experience at Collège Saint Martin, this multicultural school of the last chance, with its benevolent director and its motivated teachers. After “Children of chance” on the small children of Turkish miners, Thierry Michel filmed during 2 years the intimate of these teenagers and their teachers.