THE KINDERGARTEN TEACHER

Reviewed by GREG KING Director: Sara Colangelo Stars: Maggie Gyllenhaal, Gael Garcia Bernal, Parker Sevak, Michael Chernus, Rosa Salazar. Lisa Spinelli (Maggie Gyllenhaal) is a forty-year old dedicated, and compassionate kindergarten teacher in Staten Island. But she seems stuck in a sort of midlife crisis. Her homelife is rather dull, and to try and add some spark she has enrolled in an adult poetry writing class in New York, run by the handsome Simon (Gael Garcia Bernal). But he is initially dismissive of her work, calling it derivative. Then one day she Continue reading