In a not so far away future, all humans learn from machines. Reduced to a mere servant of the ominous Autoprof device, Virgil decides to go against the trend and bring back to his classroom the personal touch from his days as a teacher. Defeating the monolithic machine of progress, however, is easier said than done.
Dead Poets Society meets 1984 in a riveting cautionary tale for everyone who cares about education beyond grades and targets. Bleak and dystopian, The English Lesson is one we all need to learn before it is too late.