The Country Teacher
Actors:Pavel Liska , Marek Daniel , Tereza Voriskova , Cyril Drozda , Zuzana Bydzovska , Ladislav Sedivy
A gifted and well-qualified young teacher takes a job teaching natural sciences at a grammar school in the country. Here he makes the acquaintance of a woman and her troubled 17-year old son. The teacher 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 the teacher's ex-boyfriend comes to visit from the city, he quickly realizes that nobody in the village knows that the teacher is gay and harbors a secret affection for the teenage boy. His jealous actions set in motion a series of events that will test the inner strength and compassion of the teacher, the woman and her son to a breaking point. A beautifully shot, powerfully acted, profoundly moving story of desire, responsibility, read moreforgiveness and the need to belong, from the internationally-acclaimed director of Something Like Happiness and Wild Bees.