- Starring: Ryan Gosling, Shareeka Epps
- Summary: Dan, an idealistic inner-city junior high school teacher with a drug habit, and Drey, one of his troubled students, stumble into an unexpected friendship that threatens either to undo them or to provide the vital change they both need to move forward in their lives. (ThinkFilm)
- Director: Ryan Fleck
- Genre(s): Drama
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TyP10In my top 5 movies of all time. Captures a lifestyle in an subtle, accurate, and painful piece of art.
8One of my favorite movies! It is fresh, non-cliche, indie and touching at the same time. Ryan Gosling's performance is phenomenal, I'd say the best among all his other movies. I like how innocent and genuine Epps' performance was as well. Breath-taking! Characters are beautifully portrayed.… Expand
JeremyW.3Did any of you high score mopes actually see this film? I like Ryan Gosling a lot, he is a great CANADIAN actor. This film was boring. I didn't experience any emotional highs or lows during this film. Movies these days are not doing much for me… Expand
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