Create Game Lists on MeltedJoystick.com
FilmCrave home
   Movies  Members
Search +
Searching... Close  
Are you sure you want to delete this comment?
  
 
  Login Using Facebook
Twitter
 
 
 

Detachment (2012) Movie Information

Your Rating:
   
        Play Trailer    Write Review +  Request correction + Add to List: Add to movie list 

Overall Rank:

1497

Avg. Rating:

2.98/4

# of Ratings:

21

Genres:

Drama

Rating:

NR

Language:

English

Theater Date:

03/16/2012

DVD Release:

09/18/2012

Director:

Tony Kaye

Actors:

Bryan Cranston
Christina Hendricks
Adrien Brody
Lucy Liu
James Caan
Marcia Gay Harden

 

 

 

 

Like Movie:

Plot Outline:

As seen through the eyes of substitute teacher Detachment follows three weeks in the life of high school from the students to the faculty and the attachments the substitute is afraid to make. -- Chris Kavan

Related Movie Lists

movies of 2012 by skater4159 Top Movie List by Robyn
Top Drama by Rod My Wish List by hoods_breath
Top Movie List by Alexander 2012 by Randall
2012 by Ryan Top Movie List by Ionut valentin
Top Drama by hambrown87 My Wish List by Clarissa

Full Movie Reviews

  Rod
Rod
Producer
 

05/26/2013 (0 of 0 found this helpful)

A Faceless Man

Mr. Henry Barthes is a man who has issues and big problems on his own. He teaches in schools dealing with troubled students and teachers alike. On his way home, he also sees people struggling on their lives. He teaches these people at the same time learning from them.

***
Let me start by saying I totally underestimated this film before watching it. Firstly, the actors looked awkward playing their parts, excluding Adrien Brody but including Lucy Liu. The material was definitely good, it's just that I was looking for more. I didn't like how they concluded some subplots, and some just fine. What I really like about this film is the execution itself. It is like a documentary presenting a relevant issue. I really appreciate the cuts, it totally made the story, the message, clear to me.

...

Rating of
3/4 

read more +
 
Write comment +View all reviews + Was this review helpful? Yes   No
 
 
  Daniel Corleone
Daniel Corleone
Movie God
 

01/21/2013 (0 of 0 found this helpful)

Detachment review

Poetic, moody, dark and realistic. A documentary style of filming about a substitute teacher named Henry Barthes (Adrien Brody), Erica (Sami Gayle) and other faculty members. The whole film felt too preachy and depressing. It does have some strong points and fine performances. Adrien Brody seems very sincere in relaying the message of his character. The background support was effective as well though the direction tends to go around the stories of each individual. Some memorable lines: "We all feel pain." We all have problems" "Some days are better than others" and "Where are all the parents?" Artistic, well-casted and an authentic screenplay. Detachment however is definitely a downer despite representing the business side of education, reformation, societies evils, death and bad ...

Rating of
3/4 

read more +
 
Write comment +View all reviews + Was this review helpful? Yes   No
 
 
 
Log In
 Login with Facebook
For members wanting to use FB to login, click here
remember me  
 
 
What Members Are Doing
Comments about...
New Movie Reviews
New Movie Lists
2012 Rated & Ranked by Chris Kavan
best of 1981 by Ichabod Crane
movies of 2015 by skater4159
Movies I Want To See by gotoeleven
Top Drama Movies by Ivana
TO SEE by Amber
Movies I've Watched by Chris Ghost
Movies I Want To See by Camper

 

 

 

Contact FilmCrave Public Relations FilmCrave Friends    

Advertise and Business

Developer API

Contact Us

Jobs

About us

SiteMap

 

Support FilmCrave

FAQ and Help

News and Press

Terms of Use

Privacy

MeltedJoystick.com

Hitfix.com

GQTI.com

Hangar1.com

TrailerAddict.com

OVGuide.com

Digitaldreamdoor.com