Picturehouse Podcast

The Kindergarten Teacher with Maggie Gyllenhaal and Sara Colangelo | Picturehouse Podcast

February 27, 2019

Corrina Antrobus talks to director Sara Colangelo and actor Maggie Gyllenhaal about their new film, The Kindergarten Teacher.  

Maggie Gyllenhaal stars as Lisa Spinelli, a kindergarten teacher and poet fed up with her career, her oblivious husband and teenage kids who largely ignore her. When she discovers that a five-year-old in her class may be a poetic prodigy, Lisa becomes fascinated and tries to protect him from neglectful parents. She soon finds herself risking her career and family to nurture his talent.