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Go Ask Alice (1973)

TV Movie  -   -  Drama  -  24 January 1973 (USA)
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Inadvertently, a 14-year-old girl in the late American 1960's is sucked into an odyssey of sex and drugs. She eventually seeks help.

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Joel Clements
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Dorothy
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Priest
Ayn Ruymen ...
Jan
Mimi Saffian ...
Beth Bonds
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Chris
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Alice
Danny Michael Mann ...
Richie (as Daniel Michael Mann)
Frederick Herrick ...
Ted
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Bill
Michael Morgan ...
Tim
Gary Marsh ...
Tom
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Doris (as Mackinzie Phillips)
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Inadvertently, a 14-year-old girl in the late American 1960's is sucked into an odyssey of sex and drugs. She eventually seeks help.

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(Westrex Recording System)

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Trivia

Mackenzie Phillips' first filmed project. See more »

Goofs

When Alice is in the hospital drinking from the cup, she holds it with her palms since her fingers are bandaged. Then there's a close-up of the cup and she's cupping it and then palming it again in the next shot. See more »

Quotes

Alice: Richie says parents always notice missing booze, but never pills or cash. He says that shows where their heads are at.
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Opening disclaimer: This motion picture is based on the authentic diary of a 15 year old American girl. The only alterations have been those necessitated by considerations of length and acceptability for family viewing. See more »

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Spanish Flea
Music by Julius Wechter
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I never did drugs because of this movie!
27 September 2006 | by (Tennessee, United States) – See all my reviews

I hope the movie is released one of these days because it would definitely bring back memories. I have not seen it since I was in Junior High School in the late '70's (they used to show it at school, perhaps as a scare tactic) but I still remember the book and the movie as having a profound influence on why I never touched drugs. I now understand this was not a true story but at the time I couldn't get over "Alice's" story and the consequences of using drugs. I still own a copy of the book and re-read it from time to time. I would love to see the movie again but wouldn't be surprised if I found it very dated and wonder why it affected me so much back then.


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