Why Shoot the Teacher


1h 39m 1976

Brief Synopsis

In the 1930's, Max Brown is an urban young man from an Eastern province, fresh from college, whose only job offer is in a one-room school house in the Canadian prairie. At first he's distant, superior, lonely, and bewildered; his students are rebellious. Over the course of the year, he is drawn to Alice Field, the wife of a farmer, in a love that can lead nowhere. But, he and his students connect, a connection that matters and lasts.

Film Details

MPAA Rating
Release Date
1976
Production Company
Cfdc

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 39m
Sound
Mono
Color
Color

Synopsis

In the 1930's, Max Brown is an urban young man from an Eastern province, fresh from college, whose only job offer is in a one-room school house in the Canadian prairie. At first he's distant, superior, lonely, and bewildered; his students are rebellious. Over the course of the year, he is drawn to Alice Field, the wife of a farmer, in a love that can lead nowhere. But, he and his students connect, a connection that matters and lasts.

Film Details

MPAA Rating
Release Date
1976
Production Company
Cfdc

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 39m
Sound
Mono
Color
Color

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Trivia

Miscellaneous Notes

Released in United States 1976

Released in United States March 1977

Released in United States 1976

Released in United States March 1977 (Shown at FILMEX: Los Angeles International Film Exposition (Contemporary Cinema) March 9-27, 1977.)