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American Meth (2008)

Video  |   |  Documentary  |  26 February 2008 (USA)
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American Meth is more than a movie, it's a movement. Narrated by Val Kilmer this documentary explores the devastation this drug is unleashing on America, and it looks at how it dismatles an American family.

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Jenna ...
Herself - 18, Missoula, Montana
Michael ...
Himself - The Arc Angel
Frank Garner ...
Himself - Kalispell P.D. (as Chief Frank Garner)
Bret King ...
Himself - Multnomah Co. S.O. (as Dep. Bret King)
Rick Schneider ...
Himself - Sideline Collections, Inc.
Heather Fitch ...
Herself - 25, Rock Springs, WY
Chris Gulley ...
Himself - 33, Rock Springs, WY (as Chris)
Jammie Cox ...
Herself - 28, Rock Springs, WY
Lewis Anderson ...
Himself - 17
Tom Jones ...
Himself - 27, Rock Springs, WY
Chrystal Braden ...
Herself - 33, Rock Springs, WY
Steve Halvorson ...
Himself - Roswell P.D. (as Det. Steve Halvorson)
Peg Shea ...
Herself - Director, Montana Meth Project
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American Meth is more than a movie, it's a movement. Narrated by Val Kilmer this documentary explores the devastation this drug is unleashing on America, and it looks at how it dismatles an American family.

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i think the fumes had an impact on the production
12 May 2011 | by (Romania) – See all my reviews

This documentary is pretty bad . It does not appear to have a point other than to get a cop, a counselor, politicians some junkies on tape. The more f-ed up the junkies and the more abusive they are to the poor children they have the better . did anyone on the crew ever think of calling child services , or getting these people into rehab or something ? hell no , they were white trash gold ! i do see the merit of an attempt to show how this stuff affect families , but allowing these people to continue living like animals than people of the 21st century , all this while letting their naked children eat garbage and play outside in winter without shirts or pants, tends to turn this already shaky and irrelevant piece of documentary filmmaking into a sort of shock film that is useless to anyone except those who have a hard on for tragedy . i'm in no way saying that a filmmaker should narc on his subjects , but i do see the perversity of pointing out what is basically child abuse , while sitting in that house and drinking your latte.

2 out of 10 because it could have been much better but not much worse


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