The Kindergarten Teacher

  •   Hawkhurst
  •   Rye
  •   Bermondsey

Hawkhurst

The Kindergarten Teacher (12A) 97mins

MAGGIE GYLLENHAAL stars as Lisa Spinelli, a kindergarten teacher and poet fed up with her career, her oblivious husband and teenage kids who largely ignore her. When she discovers that a five-year-old in her class may be a poetic prodigy, Lisa becomes fascinated and tries to protect him from neglectful parents. She soon finds herself risking her career and family to nurture his talent.

Starring Maggie Gyllenhaal, Gael García Bernal and Ato Blankson-Wood.

 

'It's the best performance from Gyllenhaal since her breakthrough performance in Steven Shainberg's 2002 cult classic Secretary'  ****The Guardian

'Maggie Gyllenhaal shines in the title role in The Kindergarten Teacher about a woman edging towards an irrational obsession'  ****Daily Mail

'Gyllenhaal is spellbinding... Throughout, I was mesmerised by the ambiguity that this smart, sharp film maintains, entranced by the deceptive simplicity of its complexities, unsettled by questions that are left deliberately unanswered'  ****Mark Kermode, The Observer

'Gyllenhaal is superb at capturing the teacher's conflicting motivations'  Sunday Times


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Rye

The Kindergarten Teacher (12A) 97mins

MAGGIE GYLLENHAAL stars as Lisa Spinelli, a kindergarten teacher and poet fed up with her career, her oblivious husband and teenage kids who largely ignore her. When she discovers that a five-year-old in her class may be a poetic prodigy, Lisa becomes fascinated and tries to protect him from neglectful parents. She soon finds herself risking her career and family to nurture his talent.

Starring Maggie Gyllenhaal, Gael García Bernal and Ato Blankson-Wood.

 

'It's the best performance from Gyllenhaal since her breakthrough performance in Steven Shainberg's 2002 cult classic Secretary'  ****The Guardian

'Maggie Gyllenhaal shines in the title role in The Kindergarten Teacher about a woman edging towards an irrational obsession'  ****Daily Mail

'Gyllenhaal is spellbinding... Throughout, I was mesmerised by the ambiguity that this smart, sharp film maintains, entranced by the deceptive simplicity of its complexities, unsettled by questions that are left deliberately unanswered'  ****Mark Kermode, The Observer

'Gyllenhaal is superb at capturing the teacher's conflicting motivations'  Sunday Times


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Bermondsey

The Kindergarten Teacher (12A) 97mins

MAGGIE GYLLENHAAL stars as Lisa Spinelli, a kindergarten teacher and poet fed up with her career, her oblivious husband and teenage kids who largely ignore her. When she discovers that a five-year-old in her class may be a poetic prodigy, Lisa becomes fascinated and tries to protect him from neglectful parents. She soon finds herself risking her career and family to nurture his talent.

Starring Maggie Gyllenhaal, Gael García Bernal and Ato Blankson-Wood.

 

'It's the best performance from Gyllenhaal since her breakthrough performance in Steven Shainberg's 2002 cult classic Secretary'  ****The Guardian

'Maggie Gyllenhaal shines in the title role in The Kindergarten Teacher about a woman edging towards an irrational obsession'  ****Daily Mail

'Gyllenhaal is spellbinding... Throughout, I was mesmerised by the ambiguity that this smart, sharp film maintains, entranced by the deceptive simplicity of its complexities, unsettled by questions that are left deliberately unanswered'  ****Mark Kermode, The Observer

'Gyllenhaal is superb at capturing the teacher's conflicting motivations'  Sunday Times


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