Produced in the United States in 2003, under the direction of Mike Newell and script of Lawrence Konner and Mark Rosenthal, the actress Julia Roberts as main protagonist in the paper of the teacher of Arts Katherine Watson, the film retraces to a very traditional time of the United States, years 50, the Watson teacher, obtains very with effort, to be the bearer of the chair of History of the Art, in a traditional feminine college, where the American young brilliants are educated and prepared to become cultured wives and responsible mothers. In the film, the teacher tries to open the mind and vision of its pupils, however, is surprise with the preparation of the group in relation to the boarded subjects. It searchs then, a new boarding: she leaves of side books and she starts even though to use slides of famous workmanships and with simple forms, demonstrating the conception of modern art.
She makes the possible one to demonstrate that the pupils do not need to be always in house, them can make college, work and at the same time to have a family. The educator must always contribute in the direction to prepare the pupil so that this participates of the educational process. As formadora of opinion, of liberal and innovative vision, not accepted to adjust the traditionalism and he teaches its pupils to it not only to reproduce the knowledge, and yes, to become producing of the same, through the search of releituras, not only of works of art, as well as, of the life rules..