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Cocaine: One Man's Seduction (1983)

A real estate salesman with career and marriage problems gets hooked on cocaine, and finds that not only does it not help him cope with them, but it makes them much, much worse.

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Eddie Gant
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Barbara Gant
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Robin Barstowe
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Buddy Gant
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Dan Hatten
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Terry Wills ...
Zacker
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Mrs. Marchais
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Teller
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Bob
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Emergency Room Doctor (as Stephen Keep)
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A real estate salesman with career and marriage problems gets hooked on cocaine, and finds that not only does it not help him cope with them, but it makes them much, much worse.

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27 October 2002 | by (London) – See all my reviews

McCloud ditches stetson and tin flute for funky '80's leather-Jackson-jacket as old Mr Charles begins to burn a hole in his fashion sense as well as pocket. A tour-de-force performance by Dennis Weaver as dead-beat real estate loser Eddie Gant, transformed into a Caddy-driving high-roller thanks to Bolivia's finest export until inevitable excess leads to a pathetic, whimpering finale, a hospitalised Weaver unable to look his family in the eye whilst bubbling, "I'm so ashamed. I'm so ashamed!" Marvelous!


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