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12 Jun 20122 stars

An impressive cast fails to save Tony Kaye’s film which teeters on parody

Henry Barthes (Adrien Brody) is a substitute teacher, making his living the hard way in the tougher public schools of New York City. Moving from school to school, he’s less interested in curriculum issues than in the temporary relationships he finds…