What a deeply unsettling experience.
This film, about a teacher falsely accused of exposing himself to and/or molesting students at the kindergarten where he works, works on nearly every level. The performances are humanizing and relatable, the writing is exquisite, and the production is moody without straying into melodrama.
What do you do when you're just a child, angry that the adult you admire seems not to appreciate your kindness and affection? When you don't have the emotional maturity to understand grownup feelings and behavior? Of course you pout, you lash out, you say "I hate you!" And sometimes you say other stupid things you couldn't possible mean.
What do you do when you hear a child admit to having…