DIRECTOR: Jan Hrébejk
SLOVAK (103 minutes)
Slovakia. The beggining of the 80′s. Since her arrival at a school in the suburbs of Bratislava, María Drazdechova,the new teacher, has turned the lives of her students and their parents upside-down. The conviction of her corrupt practices and the attempted suicide of one of the boys in her class leads to an urgent parent meeting where the future of all families are at stake.
“Intelligent and universal in its braery.” Variety
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“A jewel for the public.” Screen International