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.