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Half Nelson

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Half Nelson 15 rating

Ryan Gosling received his first Oscar nomination for his performance as an inspirational inner city high school teacher, in this moving story of redemption in an unforgiving world

Drama 2006 107 mins

Director: Ryan Fleck

Overview

Featuring an Oscar-nominated performance by Ryan Gosling (Drive), Half Nelson is a moving story of redemption in an unforgiving world. Dan Dunne (Gosling) is a dynamic and inspirational inner city high school teacher. But his personal disappointments and disillusionment have led to a serious drug habit. When one of his students, Drey (Shareeka Epps), catches him getting high after school, a tentative friendship builds between these two unlikely allies.