Semi-autobiographical story of Conrad Rooks, who travels to France to undergo a drug-withdrawal cure. Flashbacks to the beginings of psychedelia in San Fran.

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Dr. Benoit
Conrad Rooks ...
Russel Harwick
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Opium Jones
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Messiah
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Sun God
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Peyote Eater
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The Guru
Moondog ...
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Jill Lator ...
Sacrificed One
John Esam ...
The Connection
Ed Sanders ...
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Rita Renoir
Penny Brown
Jacques Seiler
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Semi-autobiographical story of Conrad Rooks, who travels to France to undergo a drug-withdrawal cure. Flashbacks to the beginings of psychedelia in San Fran. Written by Anonymous

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The famous jazz musician, Ornette Coleman, was commissioned to write the music for this film but his material was rejected by the director and released seperately on Columbia Records with the title "Chappaqua". See more »

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A hallucinogenic gem
22 June 2001 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Conrad Rooks' hallucinogenic gem also boasts one of the most hypnotic film scores of all time by Ravi Shankar.Rooks knows his story,and although he tends to wander at times,he's always keeps the action moving on course.Russel Harwick's (Rooks) attempts to "escape" the rehab center are hilarious.This film probably captures the essence of the sixties counter-culture like few films ever have. Although you might be tempted not to see this trip all the way through,you will only be cheating yourself out of one of the greatest movie endings of all time.


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