Mickey Mouse and Taj Mahal - Mickey Mouse and Minnie Mouse Agra, India - pose at the Taj Mahal in Agra, India. The cartoon characters are in India for a special live event titled 'The Mickey Mouse Show' to be held in New Delhi and Mumbai this November. Thursday 30th October 2008
A terse, obstinate, overeducated woman who is deeply resentful at having been passed up for a promotion to full professor at her university (in favor of a man), she abandons civilization for a spell to visit her sister (Jane Adams), a teacher at a very remote one-room school in the Appalachian Mountains.
McTeer's intense and austere performance serves the story well as her character makes the discovery of her professional life while reluctantly roughing it with the rustic locals: The isolated society of struggling mountain people has preserved, intact, for hundreds of years the Scots-Irish folk songs carried to the New World by their ancestors.
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