The Corn Is Green Poster

Release Date: 1979

Not Yet Rated|1 hr 40 min

Plot Summary
Determined to educate the town's illiterate children, schoolmarm L.C. Moffat (Katharine Hepburn) opens a school in a dismal Welsh coal-mining community. Battling both the ignorance of the villagers and the contrary local squire (Bill Fraser), Miss Moffat becomes increasingly discouraged until she sees extraordinary potential in one of her students, Morgan Evans (Ian Saynor). When Morgan fathers an illegitimate child, the teacher fears her pupil's chance at a college education may be destroyed.

Cast: Katharine Hepburn, Ian Saynor, Bill Fraser, Patricia Hayes, Anna Massey

Director: George Cukor

Genres: Drama

Keywords: School, Moving, Quest, Sacrifice

Awards

Nominated Outstanding Lead Actress in a Miniseries or Movie