Why Shoot the Teacher? (1977)
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
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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