Half Nelson

Half Nelson (2006)

Secrets don't let go

  • Genre: Drama
  • Release Date: 2006-08-11
  • User Rating: 6.662/10 from 691 ratings
  • Runtime: 1h 47min
  • Language: English
  • Production Company: Hunting Lane Films
  • Production Country: United States of America
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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.

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    Sound Broken Social Scene Music
    Production Paul S. Mezey Executive Producer
    Directing Ryan Fleck Director
    Writing Ryan Fleck Writer
    Editing Anna Boden Editor
    Production Anna Boden Producer
    Writing Anna Boden Writer
    Directing Anna Boden Co-Director
    Production Charles Corwin Executive Producer
    Production Doug Dey Executive Producer
    Production Hunter Gray Executive Producer
    Production Lynette Howell Taylor Producer
    Production Rosanne Korenberg Producer
    Production Scott London Executive Producer
    Production Clara Markowicz Executive Producer
    Production Alex Orlovsky Producer
    Production Jamie Patricof Producer
    Production Jeremy Kipp Walker Producer
    Production Eyde Belasco Casting
    Camera Andrij Parekh Director of Photography
    Art Beth Mickle Production Design