At the staid Marcia Blaine School for Girls, in Edinburgh, Scotland, Miss Jean
Brodie—teacher extraordinaire—is unmistakably, and outspokenly in her prime. She
is passionate in the application of her unorthodox teaching methods, in her
attraction to the married art teacher, in her affair with the bachelor music
teacher, and, most importantly, in her dedication to her girls. But one of the
girls will betray her.