Mary Kay Letourneau was a U.S. schoolteacher who plead guilty to 2 counts of felony second-degree rape of a child, her 12-year-old student Vili Fualaau. She bore her underage schoolboy ... See full summary »
A real story of Mary Kay Letourneau who became infamous in February 1997 when it was learned that she had a sexual affair with Vili Fualaau, a 13-year-old boy in the class she taught. After... See full summary »
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When popular and beautiful cheerleader Stacey is stabbed to death, who could have done it? It could have been asocial Goth girl Monica, it could've been angst-ridden Jill - or maybe it was the plain girl nobody suspected.
Mary Kay Letourneau is a teacher, who is married and has children. She then has an affair with one of her students who is underaged. When she gets pregnant, she is charged with statutory rape. After pleading with the judge to give her a chance, she was instructed not to see the boy again, but when she not only disregards the instructions, she gets pregnant again. She is sent to prison.Written by
We all know the subject by now. What baffled me was how so much time was spent on seeking answers to the questions: why and how did this happen? A relationship between a 13 year old boy and a woman in her thirties may appeal to the fantasy of a teenager but is not normal to any adult who upholds even a relative set of moral values. What was not sufficiently stressed in this movie was the premise that teachers either male or female are responsible for their students and may never abuse the trust parents put in them.I have taught teenage girls and realize all too well that their Lolita-like and often teasing ways can be very charming even enticing.A teacher's duties are to teach and educate and he or she who abuses children of any age, not only smears the teaching profession but causes irreparable harm.Therefore, the movie's theme was not an issue at all: Mary Kay was guilty of abuse and all the meandering over her unstable personality and what deeper causes motivated her choices are totally irrelevant on the basis of the fact that she was a teacher and supposedly committed to the basic rule of respecting others.
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