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Derek Lee Nixon,
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This is a very well done, far over-the-average drama made for TV, even better than many other american movies about the theme. Marion Mitterhammer plays a quite sympathetic and lovable character as an school teacher, happily married with a workhaholic architect, and mother of a conflictive teenage girl and a small, innocent boy; but things change when she mets the usual rebel student, a serious problem teen who really has a superior sensibility... by now, seems like the same old and tired plot about the forbidden love between the mature teacher and her pupil, but this story has an mature and realistic treatment of the story and characters.
The fragile balance of Katharina (Mitterhammer)'s family is very well shown with their lack of comunication that could happen to anyone, as her husband is a truly busy man more worried about his own proyects than his wife and The less-compassive and selfish daughter Jule, who does her part a strong element in the story. The teenage student Ben is still a bit one-sized but is well portrayed too, avoiding the stereotypes. The love scenes are candid and wonderfully made, and there is a lot of chemistry between both actors despite the actual ages of them. There are other good characters in the story, as Katharina's old friend in the theatre or the sexy, but cynical Melanie.
The story takes a big turn-on when Katharina realizes than she is pregnant from the young boy, then comes a whole new treatment of the story focused in her true love for Ben, (and few later, unleashing her husband and daughter's anger), and she made her decision.
More than the usual moralistic and exploitational story that could have been (if made by american releasers), this is a heart-taking story of vulnerable human beings in a memorable story of love and passion. I watched on TV and was quite an amazing movie, worth to see and has some serious lessons to learn, and i'm not talking about the moral crap, i'm meaning about how to made a good TV drama.
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