This British drama examines the extraordinary relationship between an idealistic young teacher Steve (Ian Hart) at a school for emotionally disturbed children, and one of his most troubled pupils Conrad (Rhuaidhri Conroy). In one incredible year, Steve learns that he can make a positive contribution to people’s lives, but can he save Conrad from himself? An English teacher was assigned (paskirtas) to a “special needs” school. He faced with a classroom full of angry, unruly (nepaklusnus) children, Steve hopes too bring about order and unity by sharing his love of cross-country running.
The teacher must wear down (palaužti) the resistance (pasipriešinimas) of the class’ most difficult kid Conrad (Ruaidhri Coroy). Disaster looms (šmėkščioti) on the horizon when the boy’s father dies, prompting (paskatinant) him to indulge (įsitraukti) in a series of dangerous running stunts (triukas) that threaten (grasinti) the wellbeing of all concerned (visi suinteresuotieji). The strange thing is that Conrad is so cute.
In the halls of Cedarwood, the curriculum iss the same as we find in every other school; English, Math, History and . Children Destroy Teachers? So, the curriculum is a little changed to conform with the special student body of Cedarwood. Burnt out by the regular fight to te
That is until the new teacher Steve Drake enters the school’s classrooms. Mr. Drake seems to have an ability for communicating with these children and a warm care and respect for their feelings. Slowly, all eyes seem to turn to Mr. Drake as an inspiration, although the faculty (gebėjimas) seems reluctant (nenorintis) to accept Drake’s alternate style of teaching. The students, however, admire their newfound friends, especially Conrad, one of the more students, who often breaks into violent fits and pulls dangerous stunts. Somehow, Drake seems to be the only one who reaches Conrad, introducing him to poetry and organizing a weekly cross-country running session. But is itt enough to stop Conrad from his destructive course?
Director Vadim Jean is able to successfully balance the point of view of the students versus the teachers and offer an intriguing and inspiring look at a battle against overpowering (neįveikiamas) odds (nesutarimai).
I absolutely loved watching this film. It will be an inspiration for those who want to make a difference in the youth of today.