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Inspired by true events, Bad Education stars Academy Award nominee Hugh Jackman and Academy Award winner Allison Janney. The story follows Frank Tassone (Jackman) and Pam Gluckin (Janney) who reign over a popular Long Island school district on the verge of the nation’s top spot, spurring record college admissions and soaring property values. But when an embezzlement scheme surfaces that threatens to destroy all they’ve built, Frank is forced to maintain order and secrecy — by whatever means necessary.

The Story Behind Bad Education

Based on a True Story

Hear from the cast and crew about how the real-life scandal inspired the film.

Anatomy of a Scene

Hugh Jackman, director Cory Finley and screenwriter Mike Makowsky discuss how the film’s powerful ending the mirrors the opening scene.


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