The Lesson (2015)



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Fin (Evan Bendall) a lone teen from a broken family gets caught up with the wrong crowd of delinquent kids in this horror film. His English teacher Mr. Gale (Robert Hands) decides to teach him and his friend Joe (Rory Colhart) a lesson they will never forget. The film is written and directed by first time feature helmer Ruth Platt. Cast includes Tom Cox, Michaela Prchalova and Dolya Gavanski.

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Featuring an exciting climax in which Mia, who has gone looking for the missing Fin, plays a vitally important role, the film marks an impressive debut for its writer/director [Ruth Platt].

Mar 1, 2016 | Full Review…

The Lesson is an impressive debut feature for Ruth Platt, featuring solid performances and one or two cringe-inducing moments of violence.

Oct 30, 2018 | Rating: 3.5/5 | Full Review…

From the exploration of totalitarianism in Orwell, to a gauged look at contemporary Britain, this is evidently a film from the mind of an educated individual.

Apr 10, 2016 | Rating: 7/10 | Full Review…

Debt-related stress has seldom seemed so darned entertaining.

Mar 2, 2016 | Rating: 5/5 | Full Review…

Thoughtful and oddly poignant.

Mar 1, 2016 | Rating: 9/10 | Full Review…

Somewhere in this stinging dialectic we viewers too are confronted and tested to the limits on the value of literature and learning in a deprived, often depraved society.

Mar 1, 2016 | Full Review…

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