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Black Tar Heroin: The Dark End of the Street (2000)

This documentary follows the lives of a number of heroin addicts in the U.S.A. It shows their heroin life stories.

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The film follows a simple structure, and shows the drug-related degradation of five youths (Jake, Tracey, Jessica, Alice, Oreo) during the course of three years. The film depicts their drug-related crimes and diseases: prostitution, male prostitution, AIDS, and lethal overdoses.

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I have known a few people caught in the horror of heroin, this documentary is very accurate and done well.
28 October 2001 | by (USA) – See all my reviews

I have known a few people caught in the horror of heroin, this documentary is very accurate and done well. It is very depressing but very true. I only hope HBO will do a follow-up story (if any of the people featured are still alive).


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