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berklee

I thought this was a very touching film, dealing often with very difficult subjects matters. Death was a major theme of movie, but was also trying to get on and live your life despite the sadness and tragedies. - The refugee story, the teachers story about coming from Algeria was very ...Read more

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Katherine

An interesting example of understated sexism: besides the good woman who's dead, women are problematic -- the selfish teacher (also dead) who triggers the plot; the by-the-rules principal (a ball buster--stopping teachers from whacking kids!); the "aggressive" girl whose parents respond ...Read more

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