Haganenet (2014)

The Kindergarten Teacher (2018)

On Netflix, a remake has been released of the 2014 film Haganenet (The Kindergarten Teacher), by Israeli filmmaker Nadav Lapid.

Maggie Gyllenhaal plays a forty-year old married kindergarten teacher living in Staten Island who is terminally bored with her banal middle-class existence. When she becomes convinced that her five-year-old student is a budding poetic genius, she decides to nurture his talents in a reckless and questionable manner.

Sara Colangelo (Little Accidents) writes and directs this drama starring Maggie Gyllenhaal (The Dark Knight), Gael García Bernal (Love Dogs), Rosa Salazar (The Labyrinth Corridor: The Deadly Cure) and Michael Chernus (Orange is the New Black).

It is rated at 86% on Rotten Tomatoes