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Trial by Fire (1995)

Paulette Gil is a very engaged teacher. When she realizes that her pupil Kip has problems she takes special care for him. But Kip interprets it in the wrong way and tells his mates that he ... See full summary »

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Alan Metzger

Writer:

Richard Lawton
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Keith Carradine ... Owen Turner
Gail O'Grady ... Paulette Gill
Michael Bowen ... Roger Gill
Ken Lerner ... Earl Cleaver
Mariangela Pino ... Evie Bauchmoyer
Devon Odessa ... Patsy Thurman
Richard Riehle ... Fred Cobb
Deirdre O'Connell ... Roberta
Richard Gant ... Judge
Nicholas Pryor ... Don Barnett
James Pickens Jr.
Brandon Douglas
Chance Quinn
Jay Paulson
Andrew Kavovit ... Kip Bouchmoyer
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Paulette Gil is a very engaged teacher. When she realizes that her pupil Kip has problems she takes special care for him. But Kip interprets it in the wrong way and tells his mates that he had an affair with Paulette. Then he commits suicide and the rumours draw Paulette into court. Written by Volker Boehm

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

1 October 1995 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

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Production Co:

The Manheim Company See more »
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Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Don't get too close your students
29 March 2019 | by phd_travelSee all my reviews

A teacher is accused of sleeping with her student who later kills himself. The two versions of what happened are interesting to contrast.

Gail O'Grady is pretty and sympathetic.


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