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The Secret Life of Zoey (2002)

TV Movie  -   -  Drama  -  19 August 2002 (USA)
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Zoey
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Larry (as Cliff DeYoung)
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Mike Harper
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Mimi
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Kayla
Michael Coristine ...
Ron
Julie Patzwald ...
Julia
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Ian (as Stephen Miller)
Walter Marsh ...
Smokey
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Cora
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Jan (as Paige Heuser)
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Marty
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Joan
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Marcia Carter thought her daughter was perfect mainly because she brought home good grades, and occasionally does volunteer work. What Marcia doesn't know, is that Zoey has been taking large amounts of her mothers medicine. Her mother then gets suspicious after Zoey passes out in the car, and after she fails a simple test. Marcia searches Zoey's backpack, and finds massive amounts of pills. She consults the local pharmacy about the pills, and the pharmacy indicates that the pills can be very lethal if mixed together. Marcia is then devastated, so she send Zoey to a rehab center. Zoey tells her parents that she is okay, but she really isn't. Zoey begins to take the drugs again, and as the story progresses, Zoey gets sicker, and sicker each day until she collapses right in front of her mother. Zoey is rushed to the hospital, and then thrown into another rehab center, this time, she cant get out unless she gets better. While in rehab, Zoey befriends another woman who has taken drugs. The... Written by Uber Minion

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Perfect student. Perfect friend. Perfect daughter. Perfect liar. See more »

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Rated PG-13 for drug use and related issues | See all certifications »
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Excellent film
8 May 2011 | by (San Miguel de Allende, Mexico) – See all my reviews

Being friends with someone who experienced the trauma of a child addicted to hard drugs, I found this movie totally believable. Mia Farrow gives an excellent performance as the mother asking "Where did I go wrong?" as all mothers do when a child, shows a serious lack of responsibility. Yes, a parent would be in denial, and take a "Not my child" attitude at first but coming to terms with the problem would make every effort to overcome it. This film has a more or less optimistic ending but the sad truth is that the majority of addicts tend to relapse after rehabilitation. The suppliers and enablers ought to be locked up under the supervision of their victims' mothers.


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