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The Water Is Wide (TV)

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Original title
The Water Is Wide
Year
Running time
100 min.
Country
United States United States
Director
Screenwriter
Cast
Music
Cinematography
Producer
Genre
Drama | Education. Childhood. Racism. TV Movie
Movie Groups
Pat Conroy Adaptations
Synopsis
Pat Conroy, an ambitious, slightly rebellious idealistic teacher accepts Bennington county, SC's school board superintendent's offer to teach the all-black kids of the pauper fishery community on Yamacrew Island. Staffless 'head' mistress Brown incarnates stupidity and blind rule obedience, her didactic skills consisting in scolding and spanking her students.
Awards
2006: Emmy: Nominated for Best Supporting Actress (Woodard) and Music
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User history
The Water Is Wide (TV)
2006
John Kent Harrison
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