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Writer:
Carl Lund (written by)
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Release Date:
1 February 2012 (France) See more »
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Plot:
A substitute teacher who drifts from classroom to classroom finds a connection to the students and teachers during his latest assignment. Full summary » | Full synopsis »
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Awards:
7 wins & 1 nomination See more »
User Reviews:
A powerful and disturbing (but necessary) film See more (99 total) »

Cast

  (in credits order)

Adrien Brody ... Henry Barthes

Marcia Gay Harden ... Principal Carol Dearden

James Caan ... Mr. Charles Seaboldt

Christina Hendricks ... Ms. Sarah Madison

Lucy Liu ... Dr. Doris Parker

Blythe Danner ... Ms. Perkins

Tim Blake Nelson ... Mr. Wiatt

William Petersen ... Mr. Sarge Kepler

Bryan Cranston ... Mr. Dearden

Sami Gayle ... Erica
Betty Kaye ... Meredith

Louis Zorich ... Grampa

Isiah Whitlock Jr. ... Mr. Mathias
Chris Papavasiliou ... Dr. Hart
Kwoade Cross ... Andy
David Hausen ... Angry Dad

Roslyn Ruff ... Angry Mother

Jerry Walsh ... Cafateria Worker

John Cenatiempo ... Male Child Services Worker

Brenda Pressley ... Female Child Services Worker

Tiffani Holland ... Cindy

Lucian Maisel ... David

Alex Boniello ... Dennis

Celia Au ... Ellen (as Sze Ming Au)

Mary Joy ... Female Orderly
Michael Hammond ... Frank

Ronen Rubinstein ... Gangsta

Al Calderon ... George

Brennan Brown ... Greg Raymond

Celia Schaefer ... Gretchen from the Free Clinic

Reagan Leonard ... Patricia Barthes
Tarikk Mudu ... Jerry

Kevin T. Collins ... John in Apartment

Stephen Payne ... John on Bus
James Hosey ... Kenny
Michael Kaufman ... Kid in Henry's Class

Nancy Rodriguez ... Lupe

Justin Campbell ... Male Orderly

Aaron Sauter ... Marcus

Josh Pais ... Meredith's Father

Renée Felice Smith ... Missy

Doug E. Doug ... Mr. Norris
Rebecka Ray ... Mrs. Wiatt

Patricia Rae ... Ms. Estrada
Mama Kohn ... Prep Club Girl #1
Corwin C. Tuggles ... Ricky
Lonon Jay Wilson ... School Cop

Samantha Logan ... Spitting Daughter (as Samantha Jade Logan)

Ralph Rodriguez ... Student #23
Annabel Barrett ... Student #4
April Maxey ... Tanya
Amber Vanterpool ... Tina
Eli Massillon ... Tony
Alsharik Sejour ... Tutored Kid
Jonathan Hudson ... Wiatt's Son
Elvis Muccino ... Young Henry
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Jeremy McLain ... Teacher (uncredited)

Susan Neuffer ... Marriage Counselor (uncredited)
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Directed by
Tony Kaye 
 
Writing credits
Carl Lund (written by)

Produced by
Adrien Brody .... executive producer
Marco Frigeri .... co-executive producer
Bingo Gubelmann .... producer
David Hausen .... second unit producer: Los Angeles
Benji Kohn .... producer
Andre Laport .... executive producer
Carl Lund .... producer
Chris Papavasiliou .... producer
Greg Shapiro .... producer
Austin Stark .... producer
Peter Sterling .... executive producer
 
Original Music by
The Newton Brothers 
 
Cinematography by
Tony Kaye 
 
Film Editing by
Michelle Botticelli (co-editor)
Barry Alexander Brown 
Geoffrey Richman 
 
Casting by
Jessica Kelly 
Beth Melsky 
Suzanne Smith 
 
Production Design by
Jade Healy 
 
Set Decoration by
Candice Cardasis 
Mary Prlain (head set decorator)
 
Costume Design by
Wendy Schecter 
 
Makeup Department
Emily Ansel .... additional makeup artist
Mary Cooke .... hair department head
Ashley Fox .... makeup department head
Iliana Palacios .... makeup department intern
Nicole Wodowski .... key makeup artist
 
Production Management
Jonathan Ferrantelli .... post-production supervisor
Michael Sledd .... unit production manager
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Charlie Foster .... first assistant director
Brian Kenyon .... second assistant director
Jeremy Marks .... second second assistant director
Greg Staley .... second second assistant director
 
Art Department
Jeremy L. Balon .... property master
Jyota Bertrang .... leadman set dresser
Mike Biskupski .... on-set dresser
Todd Detwiler .... graphics
 
Sound Department
Leslie Bloom .... foley artist
Eric Di Stefano .... sound designer
Eric Di Stefano .... sound effects editor
Dann Fink .... adr voice casting
Jack Hutson .... production sound mixer
Thomas W. Jordan .... boom operator
Christopher Koch .... sound re-recording mixer
Christopher Koch .... supervising sound editor
Randy Matuszewski .... sound designer
Randy Matuszewski .... sound effects editor
Carl Shillito .... foley mixer
Peter Alexander Zachos .... sound re-recording mixer
 
Stunts
Mike Biskupski .... stunt driver
Jared Burke .... stunts
Samantha MacIvor .... stunt double
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Elizabeth Casinelli .... loader
Katie Dainson .... first assistant camera
Keith Gordon .... key grip
Nick Hopkins .... best boy grip
David Isern .... steadicam operator
Matthew Jacobs .... dolly grip: "b" camera
Keith McNicholas .... gaffer
Matt Mulcahey .... camera intern
Mike Panczenko Jr. .... second assistant camera: second unit
Daniel D. Sariano .... first assistant camera: second unit
Carissa Spatcher .... dolly grip
Justin Lee Stanley .... gaffer
 
Animation Department
Rebecca Foster .... animator: blackboard
 
Casting Department
Laura Richard .... casting associate
Stephanie R. Hunter .... extras casting associate (uncredited)
 
Editorial Department
Emma Gencarelli .... post-production coordinator
Jazz Goddard .... assistant editor
Elan Golod .... assistant editor
Robert Judge .... digital intermediate editor
Scot Olive .... digital intermediate colorist
Robert Wedge .... assistant editor
Noah Berlow .... additional editing (uncredited)
Josh McLerran .... post-production coordinator (uncredited)
 
Music Department
Michael Brake .... temp music editor
Taylor Eigsti .... composer: additional music
Andrew Gowan .... music supervisor
Maarten Hofmeijer .... temp music editor
The Newton Brothers .... ambient music designer
The Newton Brothers .... conductor
The Newton Brothers .... guitar
The Newton Brothers .... orchestrator
The Newton Brothers .... piano
Clémence Stoloff .... music editor
 
Other crew
Kyle Behling .... assistant to director
Gary Berard .... stand-in: Adrien Brody
Jeffrey A. Brown .... location manager
Nugent Cantileno .... production assistant
Shai Casey .... assistant to producers
Chad Cohen .... insurance broker
John 'JR' Craigmile .... post accountant
Alexandra C. Curran .... office/set intern
Danielle Davis .... craft service
Alex Dorman .... production assistant
David Hsu .... paperwork production assistant
Kerri Hundley .... assistant: Peter Sterling
Barrett Johnston .... production assistant
Taylor Keyes .... production staff
Joe Landry .... set production assistant
Sara Lane .... production accountant
Liz Magee .... key set production assistant
Francesco Marchione .... production assistant
Erel Pilo .... assistant to producer
Stacy Rowe .... script supervisor
Teddy Schenck .... assistant location manager
Maura Trail .... production secretary
Christopher Tricarico .... production lawyer
Lior Vardi .... production coordinator
Chris Viemeister .... background production assistant
 
Thanks
Jimmy Balodimas .... special thanks
Sarah Clossey .... special thanks
Theo Del Conte .... special thanks
Leonardo DiCaprio .... special thanks
Bob Dylan .... special thanks
Jesse Dylan .... special thanks
Evangelos Giovanis .... special thanks
George Giovanis .... special thanks
Alison Hammersley .... special thanks
Rupert Hope .... special thanks
Sean T. Lamb .... special thanks
Jamie Sheib .... special thanks
George Elias Stephanopoulos .... special thanks
Bryan Weiss .... special thanks
 

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98 min
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Trivia:
Michael Wincott was considered for a role.See more »
Goofs:
Continuity: In the morning of Erica's first stay in Henry's flat, we see Henry on the roof wearing the ring which Erica will give him days later as a present.See more »
Quotes:
Henry Barthes:We have such a responsibility to guide our young so that they don't end up falling apart, falling by the wayside, becoming insignificant.See more »
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53 out of 65 people found the following review useful.
A powerful and disturbing (but necessary) film, 3 October 2011
Author: gregcarttar from United States

I saw this at Woodstock Film Festival, a few months after it premiered at Tribeca. I had the pleasure of driving Tony to the screening, and decided that I would stay for a few minutes to see the opening few minutes of the film, after seeing just a few seconds of it during the tech rehearsal earlier. After 30 seconds, I was hooked and could not get away. This film needs to be seen, people need to understand the conditions and circumstances presented in it of urban school environments; the trials that teachers and students face everyday, and the ravages wrought by "No Child Left Behind". The role played by Sami Gayle is astonishing, where she found that character is beyond me. I gave it a 9 our of 10 only because there were some scene-break graphics in the film that, while making sense, seemed to me to break the flow of the film. A must see. Tough to watch in places, but necessary.

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