Half Nelson Movie

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The drama follows a unique relationship between a white schoolteacher, his African-American student and a local drug dealer.

Who's Involved:

Collins Pennie, Nicole Vicius, Monique Curnen, Anthony Mackie, Ryan Gosling, Tristan Wilds, Ryan Fleck, Anna Boden, Shareeka Epps, Karen Chilton, Tina Holmes, Sebastian Sozzi, Deborah Rush

Release Date:

Friday, August 11, 2006

Rating: R

Runtime: 1 hr, 46 m

Plot: What's the story about?

Dan Dunne is an idealistic inner-city junior high school teacher. Although he can get it together in the classroom, he spends his time outside school on the edge of consciousness. He juggles his hangovers and his homework, keeping his lives precariously separated, until one of his troubled students, Drey, catches him in a compromising situation. From this awkward beginning, Dan and Drey stumble into an unexpected friendship that threatens either to undo them, or to provide the vital change they both need to move forward in their lives.

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Cast: Who stars in it?

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Crew: Who's making Half Nelson

A look at the Half Nelson behind-the-scenes crew and production team. The film's director Ryan Fleck last directed Captain Marvel and Mississippi Grind. The film's writer Ryan Fleck last wrote Mississippi Grind and It's Kind of a Funny Story.



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Production: What we know about Half Nelson

Key Facts

  1. The film is a full-length version of the previous Sundance-winning short "Gowanus, Brooklyn."

Filming Timeline

On or about December 31, 1969, the film was in Completed status.

Half Nelson Release Date: When was it released?

Half Nelson was released in 2006 on Friday, August 11, 2006 (). There were 5 other movies released on the same date, including Zoom, Pulse and Step Up.

When will the movie be on DVD?

Tuesday, February 13, 2007

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