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Drama
104 min.
Release Date
August 11, 2006 (LA/NY)
August 25, 2006 (Moderate)
DVD Release Date
February 13, 2006
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104 minutes
MPAA Rating
Rated R for drug content throughout, language and some sexuality

Dan Dunne (Ryan Gosling) is a young inner-city junior high school teacher whose ideals wither and die in the face of reality. Day after day in his shabby Brooklyn classroom, he somehow finds the energy to inspire his 13 and 14-year-olds to examine everything from civil rights to the Civil War with a new enthusiasm. Rejecting the standard curriculum in favor of an edgier approach, Dan teaches his students how change works – on... Full synopsis »

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Ryan Gosling turns in his best performance yet in Half Nelson, a frustrating film about a teacher so close to being great but who never manages to find his way. Gosling has garnered an Oscar nomination for this role, and has finally put himself in a position to greatly expand his career choices. Full movie review »
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