The Kindergarten Teacher

Directed by Nadav Lapid

Year: 2014
Running Time: 119
Color Type: Color
Aspect Ratio: 1.85:1
Country: Israel
Language: Hebrew
Genres: Drama
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The Kindergarten Teacher

Cast
Yehezkel Lazarov
Lior Raz
Avi Shnaidman
Ester Rada
Sarit Larry

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Writer Nadav Lapid
Produced by Carole Scotta, Talia Kleinhendler and Osnat Handelsman-Keren
Directed by Nadav Lapid


Nadav Lapid's The Kindergarten Teacher is the story of a teacher who becomes at first enchanted, and then ultimately consumed by the poetic genius of her five-year-old student. As the titular protagonist, Nira, discovers that her young student, Yoav, has an otherworldly talent for language and poetry, she slowly and progressively becomes interested in cultivating the boy's gift. But when fascination morphs into obsession, Nira pushes the boundaries of her relationship with the boy and his family in an attempt to protect his talent before he passes from boyhood to adolescence, and his purity is lost.

Following his critically acclaimed debut Policemen, Lapid demonstrates the aesthetic vision of a true auteur, combining a verite approach with thrilling a cinematic narrative that brings into sharp focus the dangers of both mediocrity and passion.

 

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PLAYDATES

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Northwest Film Center Portland 1466654400June 23, 2016
Guild Cinema Albuquerque 1451106000December 26 - December 30, 2015
The Screen Santa Fe 1449205200December 4 - December 10, 2015
Bucknell University Lewisburg 1444708800October 13, 2015
Media Arts Center San Diego / Digital Gym San Diego 1443758400October 2 - October 8, 2015
Oklahoma City Museum of Art Oklahoma City 1441944000September 11 - September 13, 2015
Miami Beach Cinematheque Miami Beach 14412528009/4-6, 9, 11-13, 15, 16, 19, 20 ONLY
Cleveland Museum of Art Cleveland 14408208008/29 & 8/31 ONLY
Cinestudio Hartford 1440734400August 28 - September 1, 2015
Cinema Paradiso - Hollywood Hollywood 1440734400August 28 - September 3, 2015
Miami Dade College Tower Theater Miami 1440734400August 28 - September 3, 2015
Milwaukee Film Festival Milwaukee 14399568008/19, 9/24
Laemmle Music Hall 3 Los Angeles 1439524800August 14 - August 20, 2015
Laemmle Sunset 5 Los Angeles 1439524800August 14 - August 20, 2015
Maplewood Theatre Maplewood 1438920000August 7 - August 13, 2015
Malverne Cinema Malverne 1438920000August 7 - August 13, 2015
Kew Gardens Cinemas Queens 1438920000August 7 - August 13, 2015
Sag Harbor Cinema Sag Harbor 1438920000August 7 - August 13, 2015
Gene Siskel Film Center Chicago 1438315200July 31 - August 6, 2015
Elinor Bunin Munroe Film Center New York 1438315200July 31 - September 3, 2015


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