Writer-director Hannah Fidell’s somber drama of an illicit romance earns credit for being a serious discussion of a tabloid-rich topic, but the movie runs out of places to go. show more
What makes the film work is that this potentially lurid material is treated at all times with sensitivity and probing psychological seriousness. show more
Burdge is left to do much of the heavy lifting in terms of inviting the audience into her protagonist’s shaky state, and her performance boasts a remarkable emotional precision throughout — if ever there’s a reason to seek this one out, it would be for her. show more
September 08, 2013 jpewther
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Attractive but slightly psycho female teacher in love with a student ruins her life. The end. Why did they bother making this movie?