PG-13 | | Drama
Ethan Canin, author of "The Palace Thief" (upon which the movie is based), appears as one of the board members around the table during Hundert's meeting with the school's board of directors. He is seated on the chairman's right during the meeting.
Is everything okay, sir?
William Hundert: Fine, thank you. Here.
William Hundert: Let me, uh...
Valet: That's not necessary, sir.
William Hundert: As I've gotten older, I realize I'm certain of only two things. Days that begin with rowing on a lake are better than days that do not. Second, a man's ...
After Mr. Hundert is startled by the slamming of books in his classroom, some of the chalk marks on the board change several times between shots.
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