Enlightening Italian comedy-drama Un Professore starring Alessandro Gassmann now available in the U.S. and Canada on MHz Choice!

Alessandro Gassmann (The Bastards of Pizzofalcone) stars as Dante Balestra, a nonconformist high school philosophy teacher who returns to Rome and establishes a special bond with his students in the enlightening comedy-drama Un Professore (Banijay). Dante uses the thinking of philosophers to help his students reason, urging them to ask questions, to question false certainties and to not fall into clichés as they navigate their young lives. In Dante’s classroom, Socrates, Nietzsche, Rousseau and the other great philosophers are not just chapters in a book, but traveling companions and friends who can help solve all of life’s problems, big or small.

Dante may be at his best with his students, but he is a disaster as a single dad to his son Simone, who is going through growing pains of his own. And Dante doesn’t make things any easier on himself by falling for the mother of one of his students!

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