A team of scientists working for a pharmaceutical company discovers a cure for depression. When the company finds itself in trouble financially, they rush the new drug into production without doing enough testing. Things seem to go fine until some of the users of the drug start slipping into comas. It becomes a race between the scientists who want to tell the world the truth and the company's marketing department who wants to protect their profit margin. Written by
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Did You Know?
In the scene where Dr. Chris Cooper (Kevin McDonald) appears on television to present a music video award, the background theme is "Spiraling Shape" by They Might Be Giants - a song that, like the movie itself, warns about the dangers of succumbing to fad "miracle" products. See more
When the psychiatrist writes a prescription for Gleemonex for the repressed gay character, we see a large microphone hanging from the patient's neck during an over-the-shoulder shot as he's sitting up on the couch. See more
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The nipples of mother fortune have run dry...
After the credits, Mother Hurdicure is distressed over her grandson flying away with the balloons she gave him, and is queried by the boy's mother as to his whereabouts. See more
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by Thomas Augustine Arne
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