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5.0 out of 5 stars
Amazing Julia Roberts on a very good film, 3 May 2004
Julia Roberts is giving an outstanding performance in what can be called a social drama film. The messages passed to the audience are about the life of the women in the 1950s when their goal in life was to finish college and get married to financially healthy men. Katherine Watson uses the course she teaches to broaden the girls' horrizons and let's them understand that marriage is not something that they should chase. Instead they should go after the learning and should also leave their minds open for new ideas.
Mrs Watson is the common example of a lady that can see a step further than the people around her, in a community that is sticking to its strict academic background.