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Half Nelson

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Directed by Ryan Fleck
United States, 2006
Drama

Synopsis

Dan is an idealistic history teacher in a Brooklyn high school who leads a secret life of addiction. When a troubled student named Drey makes the startling discovery of his habit, the two strike up an unlikely friendship that threatens either to undo them or provide a catalyst of hope for change.

Synopsis

Dan is an idealistic history teacher in a Brooklyn high school who leads a secret life of addiction. When a troubled student named Drey makes the startling discovery of his habit, the two strike up an unlikely friendship that threatens either to undo them or provide a catalyst of hope for change.

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Half NelsonDirected byRyan Fleck

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Awards & Festivals

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Academy Awards
2007 | Nominee: Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role
Locarno International Film Festival
2006 | Winner: Special Jury Prize
2006 | Special Mention: Youth Jury Award (International Competition)
Independent Spirit Awards
2007 | 2 wins including: Best Female Lead
2007 | 4 nominations including: Best Feature

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