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The Teacher Who Promised the Sea

El maestro que prometiĆ³ el mar

Spain, 2023
105 minutes, Color

In 1935, Antoni Benaiges is hired as a teacher in a small, isolated village in Burgos, Spain. There, he establishes an intense relationship with his students, a group of young boys and girls between the ages of 6 and 12, to whom he makes a promise: to take them to see the sea for the first time in their lives. Seventy-five years later, Ariadna, the granddaughter of one of those students, finds a mysterious notebook and decides to look for the person who was her grandfather's teacher, discovering an exciting story marked by courage and reprisal. A five-time Goya Award nominee, including Best Adapted Screenplay and Best Actor, The Teacher Who Promised the Sea is a remarkable true story about memory and the incredible power of education.—Various sources

In Spanish with English subtitles

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