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The Kindergarten Teacher

The Kindergarten Teacher
  

Stuck in an unsatisfying marriage and with teenage children who ignore her, 40-year-old Lisa Spinelli (Maggie Gyllenhaal) treads water by teaching kindergarten with quiet dispassion. One day everything changes when Lisa discovers that Jimmy, a five-year-old boy in her class, may ... read full description below.

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DVD Code MMA6394
Barcode 9322225232167
Rating M
Year 2018
Runtime 97 mins
Disks 1 disk(s)
Format DVD, M
Released 8 Aug 2019
Availability Available at publisher; usually ships 5-14 working days

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DVD Code MMA6394
Stock Available
Status Available at publisher; usually ships 5-14 working days
Publisher Madman Films
Publication Date 8 August 2019
International Publication Date 1 January 2018
Publication Country
Format DVD, M
Category Drama
Number of Pages 1
Dimensions Height: 97mm
Weight Not specified - defaults to 400g
Interest Age General Audience
Number of Disks 1
Catalogue Code 999451

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Stuck in an unsatisfying marriage and with teenage children who ignore her, 40-year-old Lisa Spinelli (Maggie Gyllenhaal) treads water by teaching kindergarten with quiet dispassion. One day everything changes when Lisa discovers that Jimmy, a five-year-old boy in her class, may be a gifted poet and sees him as a ticket out of her mundane life. When Lisa presents some of Jimmys work at her poetry class as her own work, and receives praise from her teacher (Gael Garca Bernal), her desire to mentor the child genius grows. As fascination turns into obsession, Lisa spirals downward on a dangerous and desperate path to channel her unfulfilled creative dreams into the protge.

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