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The Country Teacher
Venkovský učitel

Director(s): Bohdan SlámaCZ, FR, DE117 min.2008
60%(one rating)
Accessibilitynot suitable for minors under 15 years of age
LanguagesCzech (orig.)
Black and white / colourcolor

A young man from Prague transfers to a small village school as a teacher. He decided to run away from all his hopeless relationships to an environment where he could hopefully find himself and his next life path. He gradually gets closer to the people around him, especially to the divorced farmer and her teenage son. But human relationships are complicated, especially in Bohdan Slam's films. A teacher loves a son whose mother is in love with him, and a son loves a girl who runs away from him. In short, in this film, loves pass by, none of them reach fulfillment, but what is essential is the pain of their souls, which the director captured here in a non-pathetic and yet understanding and moving way, and the search for a way out in mutual forgiveness. Coping with difference is a complicated process… IMDb trailer
Projection of The Country Teacher at Slovak Queer Film Festival 2023
Queer CzechoSlovakia
24. Nov
Film was already screened
Film was already screened