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Small Town Ecstasy (2002)

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Mid life crisis-- ecstasy style.
27 August 2004 | by (Washington DC) – See all my reviews

Spoilers*** It's great to watch a family go through and grow from the drug phase that so many people experience in life. Even dad was in on it and breaks your heart. They might have used the wrong approach to put pressure on an addict and put him on the spot like they did but dad's gonna come around eventually. He probably never got to be free in his life like he said and the drugs phase is hitting him in middle age instead of adolescence. Hopefully he doesn't fall off the edge or hit rock bottom. Maybe, just maybe, he needs to let off some steam and find himself. Wonder if he did meth or crack as well because he sure seems like it.

It was very helpful to see the son go through a cat scan and visibly see the effects of his drug use. Very heartening to see that he decided to stop. Good to watch with people who might be at risk or already deep into drugs. Drug dealers, cops, raves and a family will keep you interested enough to wonder how they all are at the end.


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