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Film Screening: The Lesson

2016 Summer International Film Festival

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In a small Bulgarian town, Nade is an honest, hardworking elementary school teacher. Her unemployed, alcoholic husband has secretly spent their mortgage payments on booze, and the bank is threatening to auction off the house. The agency where she works for extra cash is going under and unable to pay her what she’s due, and a thief in her class has stolen the last few dollars out of her purse. With few options left, she solicits help from a local loan shark. With the repossession looming, Nade will resort to measures her former self, would have found depraved, as she makes one last extreme effort to secure the money she needs. This film is from Bulgaria and directed by Kristina Grozeva and Petar Valchanov, unrated and 105 minutes.
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