Detachment Synopsis
Teachers and administrators face personal and professional meltdowns at a struggling high school.
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Detachment

By leslikis
fantastic performances but the theme of the film was so dark...

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By michaeldj68
Haunting and full of sorrow, but there is a gleam of hope at the end. No solutions are presented for improving the public school system, but the film acts as a call to arms. The film is poetic and...

don't go, run.

By Esther-the-queen-sort-of
This is the best movie I have seen this year - and a very, very, very powerful "talkie" (in Tony Kaye's idiom): devastating and healing. Grounding. Generous. Don't get why critics did not get it -...

By TatjanaMovieStar
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By felixasolis
Worth seeing it. Important....

By janecaskey
Amazing performance by Adrian Brody and talented co-stars. One of the best films I've seen this year. Another "sleeper" that will never get the attention it deserves....

By 705042236
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Independent film-making has never been stronger or more powerful than Tony Kaye's "Detachment" starring Adrien Brody in a mesmerizing role.

By Dominic LeRose
A substitute teacher makes his way to a dysfunctional school in which kids are not diligent, bullying, drugs, and violence are common and hope is scarce. Adrien Brody gives the best performance of his...

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Rated NR
What Parents Need to Know
Common Sense Media says Mature drama is more introspective than inspirational.
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