The Country Teacher

The Country Teacher

Petr, a gifted young teacher, leaves Prague to take a job teaching science at a small school in the country. Here he makes the acquaintance of a woman, Marie, and her troubled 17-year old son. Petr has no romantic interest in the woman but they quickly form a strong friendship, each recognizing the other’s uncertainties, hopes and longing for love. When Petr's ex-boyfriend comes to visit from the city, he quickly realizes that Petr is living in the closet, and his arrival upends the balance of Petr's life as well as Marie's.

DIRECTED BY BOHDAN SLÁMA
CZECH REPUBLIC, GERMANY AND FRANCE | 2008 | CZECH WITH ENGLISH SUBTITLES

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The Country Teacher
  • The Country Teacher

    Petr, a gifted young teacher, leaves Prague to take a job teaching science at a small school in the country. Here he makes the acquaintance of a woman, Marie, and her troubled 17-year old son. Petr has no romantic interest in the woman but they quickly form a strong friendship, each recognizing ...