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Synanon (1965)

Approved | | Drama | 31 August 1967 (Mexico)
This film chronicles the goings on at Synanon House, a rehabilitation center for people with all kinds of addictions. Chuck Dederich, a recovering alcoholic, founded and runs Synanon House.

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Chuck Dederich
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Ben
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Joaney Adamic
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Zankie Albo
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Reid Kimble
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Mary (as Barbara Luna)
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Chris
Richard Evans ...
Hopper
Gregory Morton ...
Vince
Chanin Hale ...
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Pruddy (as Casey Townsend)
Larry Kert ...
Bob Adamic
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Pete
Solomon Sturges ...
Joe Mann (as Mark Sturges)
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This film chronicles the goings on at Synanon House, a rehabilitation center for people with all kinds of addictions. Chuck Dederich, a recovering alcoholic, founded and runs Synanon House.

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"Synanon" ... where dope fiends fight their way back! Some make it ... some don't ... this is the story of both kinds! See more »

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Get Off My Back  »

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Addicts Try To 'Get Clean' @ Famed SYNANON HOUSE
2 April 2003 | by (Baltimore, MD) – See all my reviews

One of the first movies to show drug addicts & their attempts to 'get clean'. Main character 'Joaney' played by the great STELLA STEVENS is an addict that is trying to straighten out her life and get custody of her son. She is attending counseling sessions at the famed SYNANON HOUSE in sunny California. Lots of good acting support from off-key sources like EARTHA KITT. Overall, film is average.


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