The Kindergarten Teacher

Maggie Gyllenhaal (‘The Honourable Woman’, ‘The Deuce’) gives one of her finest performances in this compelling account of a teacher overstepping the boundaries of her role. An US remake of Nadav Lapid’s acclaimed Israeli drama, it centres on a kindergarten teacher depressed with her life when she discovers a young pupil (Parker Sevak) possesses an extraordinary gift for poetry. Initially encouraging the boy, Lisa’s behaviour soon becomes obsessive. Concerned that no one understands Jimmy’s gift she embarks upon a dangerous plan.

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Runtime 97 Minutes
Release date 2019
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