Julianne Moore stars in the eponymous role of this comedy drama directed by Craig Zisk. Linda Sinclar (Moore) is known as being a strict teacher who does everything by the book. Linda's simple life gets turned upside down when former star pupil Jason (Michael Angarano) returns to the small town of Kingston, Pennsylvania after trying to make it as a playwright in New York. When Jason confides in Linda that his dreams have been dashed by failure and rejection she thinks of a way to save his play. With a plan to produce Jason's play at the school, he and Linda must battle with a pessimistic father, a reluctant principal and unavoidable sexual tension.