Country Teachers (1993)

Genres - Drama  |   Sub-Genres - Rural Drama  |   Run Time - 90 min.  |   Countries - China  |  
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When a woman is forced to work as a teacher in rural mainland China, she sees a clear goal. If she can become a certified, government employee, then she can teach her students and make a better life for herself at the same time. She carries a heavy responsibility, however. For most of her students, the education that they receive in her classroom is the only preparation they will have for the entrance exams to college-the only avenue out of poor, rural life. Can she balance her needs and the needs of so many young, hopeful people?

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China, education, government, teacher, woman