In her dazzling feature debut, writer-director Karen Moncrieff works with a raw, innately feminine strength that has no use for soapiness. Agnes Bruckner and David Strathairn are superb as a budding 18-year-old poet and the high school English teacher whose attention she comes to crave –and, dangerously, to trust.
Genre: Drama; Starring: Agnes Bruckner, David Strathairn, Regan Arnold, Frances Fisher, Margaret Colin; Director: Karen Moncrieff; Author: Karen Moncrieff; Runtime (in minutes): 87; MPAA Rating: R; Distributor: Miramax
Posted May 16 2003 — 12:00 AM EDT
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