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Trapped in a Purple Haze (2000)

TV Movie  -   -  Crime | Drama | Sport  -  17 April 2000 (USA)
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When a charismatic teenager falters under constant pressure from his parents and school, he makes a potentially deadly mistake.

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Max Hanson is a gifted artist. But he likes ice hockey better. His mother puts him under constant pressure to pursue his artistic career. He finally collapses under this pressure when he falls for classmate Molly who introduces him to parties and drugs. Everything goes down from there with Max losing all he cares for: Ice hockey and even Molly. After running away from home his mom tries to bring him back but not without the final confrontation. Written by <anya199@hotmail.com>

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Surprising Good for a TV film
18 December 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This movie shows a really good reason why you shouldn't do drugs that are illegal and most certainly not take love so seriously. Jonathon Jackson plays a hockey college student who feels is out of touch with his family. It seems nothing is going for him until he meets this beautiful girl played by Carly Pope. The boy finally falls in love with the girl and they hit it off instantly. Suddenly the girl introduces him to drugs (Cocaine,dope,and even heroine) and thats when the boy's life is spiraling out of control. This movie is very extreme in a way where a man's life is crashing all because he wasn't receiving the love he wanted. Its very sad but it teaches a lot of people a very valuable lesson. Unless you want your world crashing down on you slowly than you better do the triple Ds (Don't Do Drugs).


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