• Best Kept Secret (2013)

Best Kept Secret

Release Date: September 6th, 2013

Not Yet Rated |1 hr 25 min

Plot Summary

A New Jersey schoolteacher named Janet Mino works tirelessly to ensure that her students with special needs reach their maximum potential.

Director: Samantha Buck

Genres: Documentary

Ratings & Reviews

  • 100
    Ernest HardyVillage Voice

    If Secret can leave the viewer despairing, it's also hugely inspiring, thanks to Mino. She's one of the cinematic heroines of the year. show more

  • 100
    Frank ScheckThe Hollywood Reporter

    At once heartbreaking and uplifting. show more

  • 100
    Annlee EllingsonLos Angeles Times

    This is no sappy portrait of a saint: Mino is tenacious, critical and defensive, and in one memorable scene, a colleague tries to get her to face reality about what the real world holds for their students after graduation. show more

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