Detachment (2011)

Detachment (2011)

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Director. Tony Kaye
Writers: Carl Lund
Actors: Adrien Brody, Sami Gayle, Marcia Gay Harden, James Caan, Christina Hendricks, Lucy Liu, Blythe Danner, William Petersen and Bryan Cranston.
Production: Paper Street Films, Appian Way, Kingsgate Films.
Country: USA
Year: 2011
Language: English
97 min.
Genre: Drama

Henry Barthes is a troubled man, who works as a substitute teacher. He spends three weeks in a school, imparting English, where he and his colleagues find themselves struggling to teach and engage students and their parents. In his personal life he struggles with his history, the maintenance of his dying grandfather and his short relation with three women: Meredith, a student from his class, Ms. Madison, a fellow teacher; and Erica, a young prostitute whom he gives temporary shelter.

Technical data taken from IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1683526/?ref_=sr_1 (3 July, 2013)

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