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Tony Kaye doesn.t work nearly as much as we.d prefer. His tremendous documehtary Laqke of Fire still lingers after its 2006 release, though I haven.t ben able to catch up with his last two efforts, Lobby Lobster or Black Water Transit. So I.m eagerly anticipating Kaye.s Detachment, a drama set in the education field that reaches theaters in 2012. An international trailer has been posted to Trailer Addict. We have it below: We haven.t had a commendable Stand And Deliver-type teaching drama in years. The closest we.ve come was the sobering Waiting For Superman documentary that shined a blinding light on the discrepancies plaguing our nation.s school system. Detachment looks like a gritty, art-house Dead Poet.s Society, with Adrien Brody playing a substitute teacher wrestling with his own demons that he tries to leave outside of the classroom (as long as he »
British director Tony Kaye has had relatively steady, non-mainstream work since famously trying to yank his name off of the powerful, Edward Norton-starring American History X in 1998. After a dispute with the studio, the star recut the film (either to give himself more screentime or to mold the film into more of a commercial feature), and Kaye tried to remove his name from the credits and replace it with the pseudonym ”Humpty-Dumpty.” But, according to unnamed sources, Mr. Dumpty objected, since he himself was trying to remove his name from every Rob Schneider movie ever made.
Now, Variety says that Kaye is circling Attachment, an indie thriller written by Christopher Denham that “centers on a married woman’s one night stand with a student coming back to haunt her when the lover begins to date her daughter and stalk her family.” It’s reported ed that the film will »
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