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The Class of Miss MacMichael (1979)

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In the tradition of classic classroom dramas such as "To Sir, With Love," comes the story of dedicated teacher Conor MacMichael (Glenda Jackson), who tries to reach out and give to her ... See full summary »

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Conor MacMichael
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Terence Sutton
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Martin
Rosalind Cash ...
Una Ferrar
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Charles Fairbrother
Sylvia O'Donnell ...
Marie
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Stewart
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Boysie
Sharon Fussey ...
Belinda
Riba Akabusi ...
Gaylord
Perry Benson ...
Timmy
Herbert Norville ...
Ronnie
Owen Whittaker ...
Victor
Danielle Corgan ...
Tina
Angela Brogan ...
Frieda
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In the tradition of classic classroom dramas such as "To Sir, With Love," comes the story of dedicated teacher Conor MacMichael (Glenda Jackson), who tries to reach out and give to her pupils, juvenile delinquents, at a London alternative school. Written by Anonymous

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At Selkirk School, survival is the hardest lesson. See more »

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18 May 1979 (Portugal)  »

Also Known As:

Adorabile canaglia  »

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Playing In Schools
Composed and Performed by Renoir
(Lead Vocal: Phil Daniels (uncredited))
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I note the other comments are all from across the pond...
26 May 2007 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

I wonder if there is an element of the comedy here not translating? I'm an Assistant Headteacher at a school in London, and if anyone has spent time teaching at an inner-city school they might see some similarities here... I certainly did. This is a 70s British film and deserves its place as a record of times past. Don't watch this expecting a deep or serious comment on the state of education or inner-city schools, watch it as one would watch a Carry-On film expecting to spend a considerable amount of time with your tongue in your cheek. This is not serious cinema and should not be treated as such, this is a lighthearted (but politically incorrect - haven't we moved a long way?), romp. Lighten up!


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