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The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie

An outspoken teacher (Maggie Smith) shocks her students in 1930s Edinburgh.

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The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie


Drama116 Mins1969PG

Jean Brodie (Maggie Smith) is a free-spirited teacher at a Scottish girls' school during the 1930s. She encourages her young pupils to embrace romantic ideals, educating them about love and art rather than hard facts. However, her controversial teaching philosophy draws the ire of the school's headmistress, Miss Mackey (Celia Johnson), and, as Miss Brodie becomes entangled in a love triangle, her behavior towards her favorite students becomes increasingly manipulative.


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  • Passionate