The Student

  • Language:Russian
  • Release:2016
  • Length:118 minutes
  • IMDB link:The Student
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At a time when arguments over the teaching of religion in public schools are prominent in the media| this wildly
escalating classroom drama - based on a play by German playwright Marius von Mayenburg - serves as a frightening cautionary tale. Challenged by a teacher who refuses to consent to his dogma| he sets out to
eliminate her and subdue an entire community. " As Venya is finally exempted by the school's devout principal| he grows confident that his strict and
rigorous study of the Bible gives him the ability to manipulate all forms of authority. After Venya's mother receives a call from school reporting her son's refusal to participate in mixed swimming lessons| she first suspects her teenager of being shy
and derides his claim that it is "against his religion