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The one film that immediately comes to mind is "Rudy."
 While a good film, I don't know that it meets your
metropolitan criterion however.  Having lived very
briefly in South Bend, Indiana, one thing Notre Dame
is not is metropolitan.

Good luck.

--- Chris Perrius <[log in to unmask]>
wrote:
> Could any one recommend films for a campus film
> series highlighting upward
> mobility narratives, especially those in which a
> working-class character
> attends college (e.g., Good Will Hunting, Educating
> Rita)?  We're looking
> for films about "scholarship boys" and girls,
> literacy acquisition, moving
> to the metropolitan center, that treat personal and
> cultural conflicts
> arising through upward mobility in interesting ways.
>
> Thank you,
> Chris Perrius
> University of Chicago
>
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