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Ryan Gosling Ryan Gosling
Dan Dunne
Jeff Lima Jeff Lima
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Nathan Corbett Nathan Corbett
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Tyra Kwao-Vovo Tyra Kwao-Vovo
Stacy
Rosemary Ledee Rosemary Ledee
Gina
Bryce Silver Bryce Silver
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Anna Boden Anna Boden
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A very good movie

6 years, 4 months ago at Jul 9 7:48
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2011 was definitely Ryan Gosling's year but this guy has actually been around for a decade and it was about time he got the recognition he deserved. Way before that, in 2006, he made this forgotten and underrated gem and I was really eager to check it out. The interesting thing with this flick is that, on a paper, it did sound rather shabby but the execution was just nothing short of brilliant. Du... read more

What brings change?

9 years, 10 months ago at Jan 12 6:38
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The interaction of the opposite forces. Black and White, men and women, young and adults, and what else? We all have different strengths.

Gosling Shines

6 years, 11 months ago at Dec 19 15:16
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Half Nelson looked like a interesting film. Everyone told me how great Ryan Gosling was, and he didn't dissapoint. He defiantly deserved the oscar nomination. The movie was pretty good, with an ending scene coming to soon. With some flaws here and there, it was a pretty good movie. Ryan Gosling was great in this, he was vulnerable, funny, and depressed at points. If you like Ryan Gosling, I would ... read more
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An inner-city junior high school teacher with a drug habit forms an unlikely friendship with one of his students after she discovers his secret.
Release date: 22 September 2006
Tags: Drama (21), 2006 (11), Drugs (11), 2000s (7), Teacher (7), Society (7), Teens (6), (6), High School (5), School (5), Usa (3), Basketball (2), English (2), Human (2), SnP (2), Spiritual Cinema (2), Sort (2), Dramas (2), Friends (2), Basketball Team (1)
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" DVD- 1hr. 47min. First Viewing While it occasionally has a hard time shaking it's familiar set up (addiction, mentor, etc.), Half Nelson eventually blooms into an authentic, piercing work that features superb work from Ryan Gosling and Shareeka Epps, and humane and sincere writing. Monthly Wesley AwardBest Original Screenplay- Anna Boden & Ryan Fleck"


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