12 movies

Spain, 1966. An English teacher who travels to Almería when he hears that John Lennon is making a film there befriends with a 16-year-old boy who has run away from home and a young girl who also seems to be running away from something.

Blue Car

January 11, 2002

Gifted 18-year-old Meg has been abandoned by her father and neglected by her hardworking mother. Left to care for her emotionally disturbed younger sister, her world begins to unravel. She finds an outlet in writing poetry and support from her English teacher, Mr. Auster. But what started out as a mentoring relationship begins to get a bit more complex.

Oh Lucy!

March 2, 2018

A lonely, chain-smoking office lady in Tokyo falls for her teacher when she decides to take English lessons. When her teacher disappears, she sets out on a journey to find him.

Anna and the King of Siam

August 11, 1946

In 1862, a young Englishwoman becomes royal tutor in Siam and befriends the King.

Up the Down Staircase

January 19, 1967

Sylvia Barrett is a rookie teacher at New York's inner-city Calvin Coolidge High: her lit classes are overcrowded, a window is broken, there's no chalk, books arrive late. The administration is concerned mainly with forms and rules (there's an up and and a down staircase); bells ring at the wrong time. Nevertheless, she tries. How she handles the chaos and her despair in her first semester makes up the film: a promising student drops out, another sleeps through class, a girl with a crush on a male teacher gets suicidal, and a bright but troublesome student misunderstands Sylvia's reaching out. A discussion of Dickens, parents' night, and a mock trial highlight the term. Can she make it?

Carry On Teacher

August 25, 1959

Prepare for Six of the Best as the Carry On team cause chaos in the school yard. When a well-loved headmaster decides to retire, his scheming pupils have other ideas. The cunning boys unleash a campaign of practical jokes, armed with gin, itching power and bombs! No one is safe from the classroom havoc in this Carry On starring all the regulars including the immortal Kenneth Williams, Charl

Our Miss Brooks

April 23, 1956

The big-screen translation of the successful television show of the 1950's. Arden stars as Connie Brooks, wisecracking high school English teacher, who finally ties the knot with shy biology teacher Philip Boynton.

A Town of Love and Hope

November 17, 1959

A young man runs a scam selling pigeons that always return to his home. He falls under the wing of Kyoko, an older student whose heart is touched after Masuo sells his pigeons to her. However, after his scam is revealed, can these feelings truly remain the same?

James

August 24, 2008

Young James struggles as the outsider kid at his school. His teacher, Mr. Sutherland, the only person he feels he can connect with. When James finally puts a voice to his feelings, Mr. Sutherland's response isn't what James had hoped for.

Love You... Love You Not...

December 12, 2015

A romantic comedy about Amira, an English tutor, and Juki, a hot-tempered Betawi guy. It begins when Suchin, a Thailand girl who is also Juki girlfriend, asks Amira, her English tutor, to tell Juki that they brakes up because she gets a job in America. During this time she and Juki communicate through gestures. When Amira tells Suchin message, Juki does not accept it and forces Amira to teach him English, to follow Suchin. For fear of Juki, Amira tutors him privately. At the same time, another guy, Taufan, is approaching Amira.

A Japanese Tragedy

June 17, 1953

At the close of the war in Japan, a widowed mother makes every possible sacrifice to bring up her ungrateful son and daughter who are unimpressed with their poor standard of living at home. They gradually reject her in search of the material comforts that working as a maid cannot provide. The mother's despair becomes interminable.

Face to Face

June 13, 1966

The film’s main theme is the temporary affair of a professor of English (Kostas Messaris) with the daughter of a wealthy family, whom he tutors in order for her to marry an English businessman. The hero’s disappointment and his lost dreams make him blame his employers for his personal failure, but his need makes him accept their offers. In his dreams he identifies them with the Germans during the Occupation. Besides his love affair with the daughter Varvara (Eleni Stavropoulou), which stops abruptly after the arrival of the Englishman, the professor succumbs to another affair with the mother (Theano Ioannidou).

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