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Half Nelson

2006-08-11 | Drama
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Despite his dedication to the junior-high students who fill his classroom, idealistic teacher Dan Dunne leads a secret life of addiction that the majority of his students will never know. But things change when a troubled student Drey makes a startling discovery of his secret life, causing a tenuous bond between the two that could either end disastrously or provide a catalyst of hope.
Director: Ryan Fleck
Stars: Ryan Gosling, Shareeka Epps

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The certification of Half Nelson is R.
The genre of Half Nelson is Drama.
The revenue of Half Nelson was 4,911,725 USD.
The full version of Half Nelson is provided by Amazon Video , YouTube , Google Play Movies , Apple iTunes , Hoopla , FandangoNOW , Vudu , Kanopy , Microsoft Store , Max Go , DIRECTV
The casts of Half Nelson are Ryan Gosling starring as Dan Dunne, Shareeka Epps starring as Drey, Anthony Mackie starring as Frank, Jeff Lima starring as Roodly, Monique Gabriela Curnen starring as Isabel, Tina Holmes starring as Rachel.
Half Nelson won 2007 AFI Awards, USA, 2007 Casting Society of America, USA, 2007 Film Independent Spirit Awards, 2007 Las Palmas Film Festival, 2006 Alliance of Women Film Journalists, 2006 Boston Society of Film Critics Awards, 2006 Dallas-Fort Worth Film Critics Association Awards, 2006 Deauville Film Festival, 2006 Gotham Awards, 2006 Locarno International Film Festival and 10 others.
On July 19, 2021, the IMDB rating of Half Nelson is 7.2/10, Rotten Tomato rating is 90/100, Metacritic rating is 85/100, TMDB rating is 6.0/10.
Despite his dedication to the junior-high students who fill his classroom, idealistic teacher Dan Dunne leads a secret life of addiction that the majority of his students will never know. But things change when a troubled student Drey makes a startling discovery of his secret life, causing a tenuous bond between the two that could either end disastrously or provide a catalyst of hope..
The director of Half Nelson is Ryan Fleck.
The release date of Half Nelson is August 11, 2006.
The runtime of Half Nelson is 107 minutes.
On July 19, 2021, there were 5243 public reaction to Half Nelson including role model, beautiful acting, should be required to watch, innocence and desire, underacting.