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A college professor competes for tenure with a hot-shot female colleague.



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Cast overview, first billed only:
Charlie Thurber
Elaine Grasso
Jay Hadley
William Thurber
William Bogert ...
Dean Leakey
Ellen Tobie ...
Professor Hannah Slocumb
Nathan Pham ...


At a Pennsylvania college, Charlie Thurber is a good teacher without publications. His tenure review is in three months, and he's trying to get an article in print. Out of the blue, the dean announces that a new assistant professor will join them, a scholarly young woman from Yale. Charlie now faces competition. His best friend Jay, an anthropologist looking for Sasquatch, urges Charlie to declare war on the new colleague. He gives in to his better judgment and goes along. Meanwhile, his father hates the local assisted living facility where he lives, Charlie tries to connect with a woman he sees on television, and one of his students makes a pass. Is tenure in the works? Written by <>

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Rated R for language, some sexuality and drug content | See all certifications »

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Release Date:

15 July 2014 (Netherlands)  »

Also Known As:

Daskalos tis plakas  »

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Well Written, Directed, Acted and Scored. A Gem!
17 July 2010 | by (Lansing, MI) – See all my reviews

This movie was not written for a mass market. It was and is a labor of love. It's narrow cast audience will know who they are. I say, Give this movie a chance, and you may end up laughing out loud a number times as I did, along with a good number of knowing chuckles.

I felt the movie overall, was very well done in many aspects of film making. In all, a joy for me. I'd say anyone remotely affiliated with University life, and an open mind, will have a lot of fun watching this movie, and an enjoyable experience.

I'm sorry I'm not as erudite describing the movie from a technical perspective, as some of the other reviewers, but I just had to write out my feelings about this Gem of a movie.

Thanks to the producers, to MIke Million, and the well cast actors for making this movie! Thanks to ALL who were involved in making it!! Thank You!

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