EXCLUSIVE: Le Pacte has taken on world rights to Nadav Lapid’s The Kindergarten Teacher.

Sarit Larry and Avi Schnaidman co-star in the story of a poetry-loving kindergarten teacher who tries to nurture a pensive young budding poet.

Israel’s Pie Films produces with France’s Haut Et Court and Arte co-producing. The Rabinovich Film Fund supports the production, which was developed at the Jerusalem Film Lab.

Haut et Court will release in France in 2014.

Lapid previously directed festival hit The Policeman.