THE KINDERGARTEN TEACHER (12A)
£7 | £5 students/under 25s | 3 films for £18
Dir. Sara Colangelo
2018 | 96 mins | USA
Thu 14 Mar: 8pm
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.
A career best from Gyllenhaal who offers a captivating and energetic performance.