About

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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Directed by

Ryan Fleck, Anna Boden

Written by

Ryan Fleck (Author)
Anna Boden (Author)

Runtime

107 minutes

Country

United States of America

Language

English

Tagline

Secrets don't let go.

Cast

Keywords

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Photos

Lists

#320 on The 21st Century Most Acclaimed Films They Shoot Pictures, Don't They?

Awards

Oscar nomination for Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role Ryan Gosling