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WHY SHOOT THE TEACHER?

Directed by Silvio Narizzano
Canada, 1977
Drama

Synopsis

In 1935, a young American takes a job as a schoolteacher in a rural Saskatchewan town. Whatever naïve notions he has about the importance of his position are soon put to rest when he realizes that the townspeople, caught up in the trials of the Depression, are largely indifferent to his cause.

Synopsis

In 1935, a young American takes a job as a schoolteacher in a rural Saskatchewan town. Whatever naïve notions he has about the importance of his position are soon put to rest when he realizes that the townspeople, caught up in the trials of the Depression, are largely indifferent to his cause.

Why Shoot the Teacher?Directed bySilvio Narizzano

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Cannes Film Festival
1977 | Directors' Fortnight

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