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The English Teacher (2013)

  • Rate: 5.9/10 total 540 votes 
  • Genre: Comedy | Drama
  • Release Date: 17 May 2013 (USA)
  • Runtime: 93 min
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  • IMDb page: The English Teacher (2013)
  • Rate: 5.9/10 total 540 votes 
  • Genre: Comedy | Drama
  • Release Date: 17 May 2013 (USA)
  • Runtime: 93 min
  • Director: Craig Zisk
  • Stars: Lily Collins, Julianne Moore, Michael Angarano | See full cast and crew
  • Original Music By: Rob Simonsen   
  • Soundtrack: People Ain't No Good

Writing Credits By:

    (in alphabetical order)

  • Dan Chariton  written by
  • Stacy Chariton  written by

Known Trivia

    Plot: An English teacher's life is disrupted when a former student returns to her small town after failing as a playwright in New York. Full summary » |  »

    Story: Linda Sinclair (Julianne Moore) is a forty-year-old unmarried high school English teacher in the small town of Kingston, Pennsylvania. She shares a small apartment with two Siamese cats and her rich collection of great literature. She maintains no close personal relationships aside from those she has with her favorite authors and stories. Her life is far less complicated than the dramas she devours on the page, and she likes it that way. But Linda’s simple life turns an unexpected page when former star pupil Jason Sherwood (Michael Angarano) returns to Kingston after trying to make it as a playwright in New York. Now in his 20s, Jason is on the verge of abandoning art, pressured by his overbearing father, Dr. Tom Sherwood (Greg Kinnear), to face reality and go to law school. Linda can’t stand the thought of Jason giving up on his dreams so she decides to mount his play – a dark, angst-ridden, ambitious work – as a Kingston High School production, with flamboyant drama teacher Carl … Written byCinedigm

    FullCast & Crew

    Produced By:

    • Arnaud Achour known as production executive
    • Michael Bederman known as executive producer
    • Matthew E. Chausse known as producer
    • Philippe Chausse known as co-producer
    • Ron Curtis known as executive producer
    • Naomi Despres known as producer
    • Adi Ezroni known as executive producer
    • Ivan J. Fonseca known as associate producer
    • Aaron L. Gilbert known as executive producer
    • Margot Hand known as co-executive producer
    • Ben LeClair known as producer
    • Ishay Mor known as production executive
    • Patrick Murray known as co-executive producer
    • Robert Salerno known as producer
    • John Santilli known as executive producer
    • Mandy Tagger known as executive producer

    FullCast & Crew:

    • Lily Collins known as Halle Anderson
    • Julianne Moore known as Linda Sinclair
    • Michael Angarano known as Jason Sherwood
    • Greg Kinnear known as Dr. Tom Sherwood
    • Nathan Lane known as Carl Kapinas
    • Fiona Shaw known as Narrator
    • Jessica Hecht known as Principal Megan Slocum
    • Nikki Blonsky known as Sheila Nussbaum
    • Charlie Saxton known as Will Traynor
    • Jim Breuer known as Narcissist Man
    • Remy Auberjonois known as Beefy Businessman
    • John Hodgman known as Unmotivated Man
    • Marcia DeBonis known as Nurse Terri
    • Erin Wilhelmi known as Joni Gerber
    • Norbert Leo Butz known as Vice Principal Phil Pelaski
    • Sophie Curtis known as Fallon Hughes
    • Peter Y. Kim known as Mike the Orderly
    • Alexander Flores known as Ed Mckee
    • Alan Aisenberg known as Benjamin Meyer
    • Scott Friend known as Burnout
    • Donnetta Lavinia Grays known as Hospital Administrator
    • Marlee Roberts known as Cheerleader Girlfriend
    • Perri Lauren known as Julianne Moore SI / PD
    • Nicole Wilson known as New Wife
    • Anthony Ippolito known as Blowdried Jock
    • Katie Meinholt known as Young Linda Sinclair
    • Poonam Basu known as Kirthi
    • Alan Fox known as Quarterback
    • Gerritt Vandermeer known as Handsome Man
    • Kevin Hoffman known as Burnout Boy
    • Sasha Almedia-Beers known as Waitress
    • Oscar Salerno known as Parking Lot Kid #2
    • Olivia Salerno known as Parking Lot Kid #1
    • Frankie Moschetto known as Jealous Nerd
    • Brynn Casey known as Linda at age 9
    • Colin Holmes known as High School Student (uncredited)
    • Kenneth Kopolovicz known as Parent (uncredited)
    • Alex Montaldo known as High School Drama Student (uncredited)
    • Georgy Timofeev known as Jorge (uncredited)
    • Alex Ursino known as High School Drama Student (uncredited)



    Supporting Department

    Makeup Department:

    • Emily Ansel known as additional makeup
    • Annemarie Bradley known as hair department head
    • Aaron Mark Kinchen known as additional hairstylist (as Aaron M. Kinchen)
    • Liliana Meyrick known as additional hair stylist
    • Christopher Milone known as co-makeup department head
    • Lair Paulsen known as key hair stylist
    • Susan Reilly LeHane known as makeup department head

    Art Department:

    • Adrien Blanc known as assistant property master
    • John Davis known as storyboard artist
    • Sean Doyle known as set dresser
    • Gina Herold known as art department coordinator
    • Michael B. Lewis known as set dresser
    • Robert Ludemann known as graphic designer: motion graphics
    • Anna Myers known as illustrations
    • Kevin L. Raper known as graphic artist
    • Jeremy Rosenstein known as assistant art director
    • Brandon Tonner-Connolly known as property master
    • Graham Wichman known as on-set dresser




    Production Companies:

    • Artina Films

    Other Companies:

    • ARRI / Camera Service Center  camera equipment provided by
    • Aloris Entertainment  funding
    • Aloris Entertainment  in association with
    • B.A. Department, The  business and legal affairs
    • Big Film Design  titles
    • Digital Vortechs  Avid HD Editing Equipment Provided By
    • Dolby Laboratories  sound mix
    • Helen Uffner Vintage Clothing  vintage clothing rentals
    • Hole in 1 Productions  in association with
    • IndieClear  script clearance
    • Media House Capital  funding
    • Spring Pictures  in association with
    • Sylvia Fay/Lee Genick & Associates Casting  background casting
    • Vantage Film  HAWK anamorphic lenses provided by


    • Cinedigm Entertainment Group (2013) (USA) (theatrical)
    • Cinedigm (2013) (USA) (theatrical)
    • Tribeca Film (2013) (USA) (theatrical)



    Other Stuff

    Special Effects:

    • Encore (visual effects by) (as Encore New York)

    Visual Effects by:

    • Chad Herrada known as visual effects artist
    • Shaina Holmes known as vfx supervising producer
    • Marco Iozzi known as visual effects designer
    • Christian Madera known as visual effects editor (as Christian Madera)
    • Yfat Neev known as visual effects: executive producer
    • Vico Sharabani known as visual effects supervisor

    Release Date:

    • USA 26 April 2013 (Tribeca Film Festival)
    • USA 17 May 2013

    MPAA: Rated R for language and some sexual content



    Filmography links and data courtesy of The Internet Movie Database

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