Why Shoot the Teacher? (1977)

Why Shoot the Teacher?





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Based on the novel by Max Braithwaite, this film follows the trials of young schoolteacher Max Brown (Bud Cort) as he travels to Saskatchewan to serve as a teacher in a one-room, small-town schoolhouse. Struggling with the hardships presented by the Depression, the local townsfolk prove to be unfriendly, until Max meets up with housewife Alice Field (Samantha Eggar). ~ Iotis Erlewine, Rovi

Rating: PG
Genre: Drama, Comedy
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as Max Brown

as Alice Field

as Lyle Bishop

as Harris Montgomery

as Dave McDougall

as Bert Field

as Mrs. Bishop
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