Half Nelson

Directed by Ryan Fleck
2006    1h 47m    R
Despite his dedication to the junior-high students who fill his classroom, idealistic teacher Dan Dunne leads a secret life of addiction that the majority of his students will never know. But things change when a troubled student Drey makes a startling discovery of his secret life, causing a tenuous bond between the two that could either end disastrously or provide a catalyst of hope.
Cast of Half Nelson
  • Ryan GoslingDan Dunne
  • Shareeka EppsDrey
  • Anthony MackieFrank
  • Jeff LimaRoodly
  • Monique Gabriela CurnenIsabel
  • Tina HolmesRachel
  • Nathan CorbettTerrance
  • Tyra Kwao-VovoStacy
  • Rosemary LedeeGina
  • Tristan Mack WildsJamal
  • Bryce SilverBernard
  • Kaela C. PabonLena
  • Erica RiveraErika
  • Stephanie BastVanessa
  • Eleanor HutchinsSimone
  • Sebastian SozziJavier
  • Karen ChiltonKaren
  • Starla BenfordPrincipal Henderson
  • Denis O'HareJimbo
  • Deidre GoodwinTina
  • Collins PennieMike
  • Deborah RushJo Dunne
  • Jay O. SandersRuss Dunne
  • David EastonJeff Dunne
  • Nicole ViciusCindy
  • Raymond Anthony ThomasEarle
  • Ron Cephas JonesMr. Dickinson
  • Christopher WilliamsonCharles
  • Leslie Eva GlaserRose
  • Sharon WashingtonSuzanne
  • Matt KerrMr. Light
  • Adepero OduyeCrack Smoker
  • Thaddeus DanielsReferee
  • Susan KernerMotel Slow Dancer
  • Stanton DavisTrumpet Player
  • Katie NehraWoman with Camera
  • Steve KurshMan on Bed
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