Half Nelson

An inner-city junior high school teacher with a drug habit forms an unlikely friendship with one of his students after she discovers his secret.

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Anthony Mackie, Deborah Rush, Denis O'Hare, Jay O. Sanders, Jeff Lima, Monique Gabriela Curnen, Nathan Corbett, Nicole Vicius, Ryan Gosling, Shareeka Epps, Starla Benford, Tina Holmes


Ryan Fleck

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