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Why Shoot the Teacher Details

FULL SYNOPSIS

Based on the novel by Max Braithwaite, this film follows the trials of young schoolteacher Max Brown ([[Performer~P85967~Bud Cort~budcort]]) as he travels to Saskatchewan to serve as a teacher in a one-room, small-town schoolhouse. Struggling with the hardships presented by the Depression, the local townsfolk prove to be unfriendly, until Max meets up with housewife Alice Field ([[Performer~P21328~Samantha Eggar~samanthaeggar]]). ~ Iotis Erlewine, Rovi

Cast

Bud Cort
as Max Brown
Samantha Eggar
as Alice Field
Gary Reineke
as Harris Montgomery
John Friesen
as Dave McDougall
Michael J. Reynolds
as Bert Field
Norma West
as Mrs. Bishop

Crew

Silvio Narizzano
Director
Peter Thillaye
Director
Lawrence Hertzog
Producer
Max Braithwaite
Book Author
Marc Champion
Cinematographer
Peter Thillaye
Editor
Bruce Nyznik
Editor
Ian McBride
Editor
Karen Bromley
Art Director
Fil Fraser
Executive Producer
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