As if immersed in the situation, the viewer witnesses a distressing encounter between angry parents, a helpless teacher and three schoolgirls. It soon becomes clear that certain things are going wrong in their class.
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Wonderful naturalistic performances and a smart script aren’t enough to elevate this stylistically televisual piece above any of the other, monstrously similar, European dramas, whose directors seem to believe the only available cinematic language is one of easy realism, claustrophobic close-ups, unsophisticated flat lighting, and an undisciplined use of editing and zooms as easy mechanisms of hollow dynamism.