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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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Jee-Yin Lee ...
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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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An Effective Addressing of Social Ills
15 September 2009 | by (Canada) – See all my reviews

The heroine, a lawyer, has worked on a sensitive political case involving corruption in high places. But, she finds herself institutionalized against her will. She blames the power of those corrupt politicians. She considers herself wrongfully "imprisoned". As time progresses, she gets closer to the truth about the case and herself. Some of the people in the institution become her friends. They help her.

It takes a certain amount of patience to let the subtle plot unfold. The movie looks at life carefully admitting only what she believes to be the truth. As she discovers more, the movie pulls together nicely.

This is a story of courage and learning to know oneself. A fascinating expose of life.


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