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The Good Times Are Killing Me (2009)

TV Movie  |  Drama  |  13 September 2009 (Canada)
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A successful lawyer finds herself in rehab where she befriends a couple of oddballs who help her crack an important case.

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Kate Derby
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Melanie
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Norton
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Huxley
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US Senator Sam Talbot
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Cameron Derby
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After Canadian lawyer Kate Derby launches allegations of defense contract fraud against US US Senate Defence Committee Chairman Sam Talbot, she is drugged aboard a flight to London, where she seeks proof, and finds herself committed to Shane's narcotics rehab clinic. There she befriends in group therapy charming alcoholic Lexy, who helps her get out long enough to investigate in Washington her dad's dirty deal with the senator. Written by KGF Vissers

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Great take on denial!
20 September 2009 | by (Canada) – See all my reviews

I stumbled on this film by accident and I'm glad I did. Reminded me of Michael Clayton, in that I knew something bad was going on and wasn't quite sure what it was although I thought it had a great and satisfying revelation at the end. I think this was the first time I have seen a film that deals with denial rather than just the booze and addiction. Thought the cast were great and very believable, especially Kelly Rowan who actually managed to make us feel sorry for a potentially unsympathetic cut-throat lawyer! Surprised this was a CTV show, felt more like a US cable type thing. Might not be to everyone's taste because you really had to concentrate to work it all out and there were no guns or explosions in it!


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