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3.4
17 Ratings

The Teacher

Manoro

Directed by Brillante Mendoza
Philippines, 2006
Documentary

Synopsis

The Teacher is a heartbreaking small-scale film about a country teacher, still a child herself, trying to teach villagers to write and read in the days before a national election.

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The Teacher
Directed by Brillante Mendoza

Awards & Festivals

Cinemanila International Film Festival

2006 | 2 wins including: Best Director (Digital Lokal)

Torino Film Festival

2006 | Winner: Cinema for Peace (CinemAvvenire Award)

2006 | Nominee: Best Feature Film (Prize of the City of Torino)

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