PG-13 | | Drama
An idealistic prep school teacher attempts to redeem an incorrigible student.
Kevin Kline attended Saint Louis Priory School in Missouri, a private, all-boys Benedictine high school similar to the school in the film. He drew inspiration for his performance from his experiences there, including one of his Latin teachers. His Priory ring ... ...
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 ...
When the students are caught on the brink of skinny-dipping, one of the nuns is wearing a wimple (traditional headgear and veil) together with a habit that has an above-the-knee skirt. You would never see a nun wearing such a combination.
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