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Detachment

(2012)
R In Theaters 03/16/2012 , 100min.
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Plot & Details

Director Tony Kaye's ('American History X') long-awaited film 'Detachment' stars Academy Award winner Adrien Brody as Henry Barthes, a substitute teacher who conveniently avoids any emotional connections by never staying anywhere long enough to form a bond with either his students or colleagues. A lost soul grappling with a troubled past, Henry finds himself at a public school where an apathetic student body has created a frustrated, burned-out administration. Inadvertently becoming a role model to his students, while also bonding with a runaway teen who is just as lost as he is, Henry finds that he's not alone in a life and death struggle to find beauty in a seemingly vicious and loveless world.

Tribeca Film Festival

Year Award CategoryCast & Crew Result
2011 Tribeca Film Festival Film Presented Nominated

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