Ryan Fleck. US. 2006. 107 minsThe tired cliches of the inspirational teacher/pupil relationship are successfully turned on their head in Half Nelson. This is not the kind of formula crowd-pleaser that invites you to applaud the triumph of the underdog, instead it offers a haunting snapshot of the unlikely friendship that grows between two wary, complex individuals. Exceptional performances from Ryan Gosling and a quietly impressive ...
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