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R | | Drama | 22 November 1985 (USA)
Critically Acclaimed documentary from director Lech Kowalski (DOA) following the life and times of a down-and-out heroin addict in 1980s New York.

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Critically Acclaimed documentary from director Lech Kowalski (DOA) following the life and times of a down-and-out heroin addict in 1980s New York.

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THE LOWER EAST SIDE. Dealers. Pushers. Shooting galleries. Getting off. There's No Place Like Home. See more »

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Story Of A Great Movie
1 October 2002 | by (Des Plaines, IL) – See all my reviews

i bought this movie about a year and a half ago but i didnt watch it untill about two weeks ago. i thought that it was a real great film about drug use. i have never used drugs in my 21 years on this plant and watching a film like this makes me remember why i dont. i love the TROMA TEAM for getting these small indie films out to a bigger audiences. and if it wasnt for Troma, i would have probally never seen such obscure films as Combat Shock(with is my favorite film ever), Killer Nerd, and so on. so i would ask you all to check this film out and other films that TROMA distributes. LONG LIVE TROMA!!!!!!!


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