The Lesson review: Debt-related stress has seldom seemed so entertaining

Steely heroine takes on Kafkaesque bank bureaucracy in attempt to save her home

Nadezhda (Gosheva) is a hardworking English language teacher at a provincial Bulgarian town. She’s more than capable of effective school- marming, a skill set we behold when she discovers that one of her pupils has nicked a small amount of money from her purse. Her sense of propriety, alas, is matched by her husband’s fecklessness.

His shambolic attempts to repair the campervan blocking the driveway of their family home have seen him squander mortgage payments on spare parts.

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