Overall Rank: 969
Average Rating: 3/4
# of Ratings: 121
Theatrical Release Date: 08/11/2006
MPAA Rating: R
Director: Ryan Fleck
Actors: Ryan Gosling, Shareeka Epps, Karen Chilton, Monique Curnen, Anthony Mackie, Nathan Corbett
Plot: A great teacher is caught in a life of drug addiction while one young girl he teaches becomes his only friend and goes through drug problems of a different kind.
Quick Movie Reviews
Logan D. McCoy - wrote on 06/19/2019
A rewarding, convention breaking, and often painful drama following a teacher and student.
mitchellyoung - wrote on 11/01/2011
This is a quiet film that shows two characters trying to figure out how to get out of their relative destructive patterns. Ryan Gosling is magnificent, giving a quiet and thoughtful portrayal of a young, but washed-up teacher. I wasn't in love with the ending, which may be a little too perfect, but the film has some great and moving scenes.
Related Movie Lists
Recent Movie Talk Posts
No posts have been made on this movie yet. Be the first to start talking about Half Nelson!