RYAN FLECK | USA | 106 MIN | 2006
Anchored by Ryan Gosling’s powerful, Oscar-nominated performance, HALF NELSON is the story of Dan, an idealistic teacher at a tough, inner-city school who’s struggling to keep his crack addiction in check. Dan finds an unlikely chance for salvation in Drey (Shareeka Epps), a student who’s also heartbreakingly familiar with the tolls of drug abuse.
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Awards: Academy Awards (Nominated – Best Actor), Independent Spirit Awards (Best Female Lead, Best Male Lead)
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