The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie

The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie
The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie

Year

1969

Duration

113 minutes

Genres

Coming of Age, Drama

Language

English

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Synopsis

Like the similarly themed Dead Poets Society and Mona Lisa Smile, this drama concerns a charismatic teacher who exerts a powerful influence over their students. Maggie Smith stars as the eccentric but inspirational Scots schoolmistress Jean Brodie, a woman who avoids any sort of curriculum in favour of what she feels her young female charges should know about life. Outside of class, a small group of girls compete for her favour, but their initial devotion eventually leads to jealousies, betrayal and tragedy.

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Contains moderate language, sex references and sexualised nudity

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