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A Town Torn Apart (1992)

TV Movie  |   |  Drama  |  30 November 1992 (USA)
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An unconventional New England principal tries some radical new techniques to reform the high school he is hired at, and ends up the object of great controversy. A true story.

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Michael Tucker ...
Dennis 'Doc' Littky
Carole Galloway ...
Linda Griffiths ...
Hallie
Bernard Behrens ...
Angus MacLean
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Ellen Kreiger
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An unconventional New England principal tries some radical new techniques to reform the high school he is hired at, and ends up the object of great controversy. A true story.

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A Good School Movie
21 August 2002 | by (Sao Paulo, Brazil) – See all my reviews

It's a good movie, with a good direction, and also good actors. The major character is an idealistic teacher who becomes the principal of a problematic school. His ideas "torn the town apart". He brings some revolutionary changes in the teaching methods that searching for the intellectual side of the stundents. In the line of Dead Poets Society.


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