Teacher-student affairs come under scrutiny in Kate Mara TV drama

The miniseries stars Kate Mara as Claire, a young teacher who develops a close and seemingly consensual relationship with a student she is tutoring, Eric (Nick Robinson). PHOTO: DISNEY+
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LOS ANGELES - Cases of teachers having illicit affairs with young students are often sensationalised in the news.

But a new television drama, A Teacher, imagines what it might really be like for everyone involved, from the complicated power and sexual dynamics to the fallout for both perpetrator and victim.

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