Adrien Brody deserves superlatives for his acting in the alternately mesmerizing and maddening Detachment. show more
Adrien Brody, delivering his finest performance since "The Pianist," plays the central role of the disaffected Henry Barthes. show more
Comes across like the creation of a precocious student. I don't mean that to be a damning critique, though Detachment is a mesmerizing misfire -- it's just that it has the uncomplicated earnestness and hyperbolic melodrama of teenage poetry. show more
What an emotional performance by Brody. This film is profoundly moving, evoking strong empathy in the viewer for both teachers and students in the failing educational system that are American schools.
A must see. One of Brody\'s best ever.