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Why She's On Our Radar: In Hannah Fidell's Next entry "A Teacher," Lindsay Burdge appears in pretty much every frame as an attractive suburban Texas high school teacher engaged in a heated affair with a male student. The subject matter alone attracted a lot of attention in Park City prior to the film's premiere on Sunday, and now that it's screened, Burdge has emerged as one of the breakouts of the festival with a performance The Hollywood Reporter praised as "commandingly internalized." More About Her: Burdge most recently appeared opposite indie horror master Ti West in Joe Swanberg's "All the Light in the Sky," which played at AFI Fest in 2012. A favorite on the indie circuit, Burdge's credits include Benjamin Dickinson's "First Winter" and Ricky Shane Reid's "White Fox Mask." What's Next: Burdge will soon be returning to Austin (where she shot "A Teacher") to film "The. »

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