Mona Lisa Smile - Adam's Rib

Posted on: December 4, 2003 | Views: 52 | Comment

Katherine (Julia Roberts) is interrogated by her students, who are curious about the choices she's made in her life.

In 1953, most women went to college to become better dinner-party hostesses. But when Katherine Watson, a recent grad from radical UC Berkeley, accepted a teaching position at conservative Wellesley College, she infused the student body with a passion for learning for their own sakes. 

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kirsten dunst • career • marriage • students • julia roberts • mona lisa smile • women • role models • women's college • teachers • period piece • Wellesley College