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Trailer Watch: Hannah Fidell's Buzzy Fest Favorite 'A Teacher,' Starring Lindsay Burdge

Photo of Beth Hanna By Beth Hanna | Thompson on Hollywood July 31, 2013 at 11:46AM

Hannah Fidell's "A Teacher" debuted in the Sundance NEXT section at the beginning of the year, going on to play SXSW and the LA Film Fest. Centered by a startlingly complex performance by Lindsay Burdge, it follows a young high school teacher in Texas whose taboo romance with a student (Will Brittain) turns into an out-of-control obsession. Watch the new trailer below.
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Lindsay Burdge in "A Teacher"
Lindsay Burdge in "A Teacher"

Hannah Fidell's "A Teacher" debuted in the Sundance NEXT section at the beginning of the year, going on to play SXSW and the LA Film Fest. Centered by a startlingly complex performance by Lindsay Burdge, it follows a young high school teacher in Texas whose taboo romance with a student (Will Brittain) turns into an out-of-control obsession. Watch the new trailer below.

The film hits theaters September 6, via Oscilloscope. Here's the film's website.

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Born and raised in Manhattan, Anne Thompson grew up going to the Thalia and The New Yorker and wound up at grad Cinema Studies at NYU. She worked at United Artists and Film Comment before heading west as that magazine's west coast editor. She wrote for the LA Weekly, Sight and Sound, Empire, The New York Times and Entertainment Weekly before serving as West Coast Editor of Premiere. She wrote for The Washington Post, The London Observer, Wired, More, and Vanity Fair, and did staff stints at The Hollywood Reporter and Variety. She eventually took her blog Thompson on Hollywood to Indiewire. She taught film criticism at USC Critical Studies, and continues to host the fall semester of “Sneak Previews” for UCLA Extension.