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Lotterywest Festival Films: The Teacher

Friday 2 December 2016

The teacher is Mrs Drazdechova (Zuzana Mauréry) – a corrupt bully with ties to the state communist party – who gives good grades in exchange for favours to help her get ahead. Pacy, gripping and injected with humour, star Mauréry recently won best actress at the Karlovy Vary International Film Festival for her lead performance in this compelling dramedy.

A surefire crowd pleaser ... spiced with plenty of dry, dark Czech humor.

Program Manager: Film

Written By Tom Vincent

Watching 300 plus films a year for both work and pleasure, PIAF’s Film programmer Tom Vincent subsists on a steady diet of international cinema and short films – all to bring the most compelling stories and striking cinematography to Perth’s favourite outdoor cinemas.

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