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Top Ten List: #7 of 2006 (U.S. releases)
Top Ten List: #7 of 2006 (world premieres)
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Director: Ryan Fleck. Cast: Ryan Gosling, Shareeka Epps, Anthony Mackie, Tina Holmes, Monique Curnen, Karen Chilton, Collins Pennie, Denis O'Hare, Deborah Rush, Jay O. Sanders, Deidre Goodwin, Nicole Vicius. Screenplay: Ryan Fleck and Anna Boden.

Not yet reviewed in full. Grade: A–

Academy Award Nominations:
Best Actor: Ryan Gosling

Other Awards:
Independent Spirit Awards: Best Actress (Epps); Best Actor (Gosling)
New York Film Critics Circle: Best First Film
Boston Society of Film Critics: Best Supporting Actress (Epps); Best New Filmmaker (Fleck)
National Board of Review: Breakthrough Performance, Male (Gosling)

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