The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie


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Jean Brodie (Maggie Smith) is a free-spirited teacher at a Scottish girls' school during the 1930s. She encourages her young pupils to embrace romantic ideals, educating them about love and art rather than hard facts. However, her controversial teaching philosophy draws the ire of the school's headmistress, Miss Mackey (Celia Johnson), and, as Miss Brodie becomes entangled in a love triangle, her behavior towards her favorite students becomes increasingly manipulative.

Release details

Rated: PG
Release date: Sunday March 2 1969
Duration: 116 mins

Cast and crew

Director: Ronald Neame
Screenwriter: Jay Presson Allen
Cast: Maggie Smith
Robert Stephens
Pamela Franklin
Gordon Jackson
Celia Johnson
Diane Grayson
Jane Carr
Shirley Steedman
Helena Gloag
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