BEWARE, SPOILER ALERT. Directed by Rafal Skalski, “A night at school” (“Noc W Przedszkole” in its original language and “A Night at the Kindergarten” in English) is a Polish Netflix movie which follows Eryk, a young stepfather who must fill in for his girlfriend at a reunion at his son Tytus’ kindergarten.
Although he is aware that his stepson is a difficult child, he did not imagine that the parents of the school committee, led by Justynka, plan to expel Tytus and the director of the educational center does not have the courage to intervene.
Determined not to disappoint his girlfriend once again, the protagonist of “one night at school” sets out to do everything possible to prevent his stepson from being expelled. To do this, he first gains the trust of the other parents, gets them to invite him to be part of the Christmas play, and tries to convince them that Tytus isn’t such a bad boy.
WHAT HAPPENED AT THE END OF “A NIGHT AT SCHOOL”?
For her part, Justynka continues to manipulate the committee so that her plan to expel the troublesome child remains unaltered. The cancer survivor emphasizes that it is a necessary decision to ensure the well-being of her children, since Dorota’s firstborn is out of control.
When Eryk thinks he has the majority on his side, he exposes Justynka’s intentions and suggests a show of hands. Although the parents have some doubts, in the end, and to the surprise of the young stepfather, they support the president of the committee and expel Tytus from the school..
Apparently Dorota’s son constantly annoys his classmates, calls them names, makes fun of them, says a lot of rude words and even locked Justynka’s daughter in a box. Eryk understands the situation, but refuses to give up, especially after seeing that his stepson drew him as a superhero.
The first time he tried to avoid the expulsion of the child it was for not having problems with his girlfriend, but the last time it was only for the well-being of his stepson. With the help of the director, the protagonist of “one night at school”, devises a desperate plan to get Tytus back to kindergarten.
In addition to sharing marijuana with the other parents, he reveals that the principal is resigning. When that news is confirmed, chaos engulfs the committee, to the point that Justynka is fired, who, furious at being replaced, threatens everyone with a gun and forces them to admit that they are terrible parents.
WHAT DOES THE END OF “A NIGHT AT SCHOOL” MEAN?
Is Tytus really a problem child?
Although Tytus has some worrying demeanor, he is not guilty of everything he is accused of. The other children also make fun of him and even the parents laugh at an incident he had during a school performance. Also, he did not lock up Justynka’s daughter, the girl did it alone because she did not want to return to her house for fear of her demanding mother.
This latest revelation causes Justynka to lose her temper and fire the gun by accident. Although no one is hurt, the former president of the committee has an embarrassing moment and runs away. Meanwhile, the other parents organize a party and cause various damage.
Does Eryk get Tytus to stay at the school?
Despite the fact that the principal helped him remove Justynka, she does not assure him that Tytus can continue at the school. However, after fixing things with Justynka, the young stepfather manages to reach an agreement with the headmistress: Tytus can continue attending kindergarten only if accompanied by a caregiver.
After the committee’s disastrous Christmas presentation, the protagonist of “A Night at School” approaches Tytus and asks him if he would like him to accompany him to school as his friend and with a tender gesture the little one shows that he agrees.