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R| 1 hr. 31 min.

Plot Summary
The life of a popular teacher (Julianne Moore) turns topsy-turvy when a former star pupil returns home after a failed career as a playwright. Unwilling to see the young man give up his dream, she decides to produce his play at her high school.

Cast: Julianne Moore , Greg Kinnear , Nathan Lane , Michael Angarano , Lily Collins , Charlie Saxton , Jessica Hecht , Nikki Blonsky

Director: Craig Zisk

Genres: Comedy drama

Distributor: Cinedigm

The English Teacher (2013)

Release Date: May 17th, 2013|1 hr. 31 min.

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  • Nathan Lane steals the show in this tale of a high school English teacher who becomes obsessed with a student's play. show more

  • Despite a lead performance by the always welcome Julianne Moore it is rudderless in its presentation and outright stupid in its central conceits. show more

  • Under Craig Zisk’s frisky direction, the entire cast is superb and wrinkle-free. The screenplay, by husband-wife team Dan and Stacy Chariton, is thin as a poker chip but as clever as it is contrived. show more

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  • May 26, 2013 phonefunnnn
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    I can\'t believe how the trailer tells the whole, entire complete story!

  • May 23, 2013 lgjhere1
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    Excellent! One of the few good movies this year, highlighted with outstanding acting by Moore, Lane, and Kinnar. A simple story with lots of interesting twists. Why can\'t Hollywood stop with the computer-generated trash and go back to simple story telling flicks like this?

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'The English Teacher' Exclusive Clip: Nathan Lane's Words of Wisdom (VIDEO)

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Dana Taddeo on Apr 26th, 2013 3:13PM

Broadway legend Nathan Lane is a drama teacher handing out golden nuggets of advice in this exclusive clip from "The English Teacher.""Keep at it," is the message Carl Kapinas (Lane) relays to aspirin...

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