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Heaven Knows What (2014)

R | | Drama | 29 May 2015 (USA)
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A young woman struggles to reconcile her love for her boyfriend and for heroin, as she finds out that suicide is the only way for her boyfriend to forgive her for her misdeed.


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Cast overview, first billed only:
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Diana Singh ...
Benjamin Hampton ...
Manny Aguila ...
Erica (as Eléonore Hendricks)
Yuri Pleskun ...
Tommy, Drug Dealer
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Brian Hodges ...
Misty Mccall ...
Mike Patellis ...
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A young woman struggles to reconcile her love for her boyfriend and for heroin, as she finds out that suicide is the only way for her boyfriend to forgive her for her misdeed.

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Rated R for drug use throughout, pervasive language, disturbing and violent images, sexuality, and graphic nudity | See all certifications »

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29 May 2015 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Amor, Drogas e Nova York  »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$16,862, 31 May 2015, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$80,015, 2 August 2015
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Love, unrequited; but there is always heroin.
22 August 2015 | by See all my reviews

I guess I'm writing this review after seeing the one and only other review. This film is actually really very good, and for what its showing: perfect. Time is different for some people. Those with heroin in their lives don't live as we do. For them time doesn't really exist.

There is a flow and it is somewhat linear though quantum leaps here and there are possible at anytime.

There is always need.

The opening is a dream. One of Harley's perfect moments in 'time' smashed by a realisation. She has to kill herself for the man she loves? Combine this with Heroins ebb and flow and it becomes even more intense.

Love unrequited but really Ilya loves Harley too... right?

What will you do for love? Anything. What will you do for Heroin? Almost anything?

The film flows through days and night though really we are just allowed to view their lives for a short train ride. The end is Malick in style - life just keeps on flowing.

I read up a little on Arielle Holmes (Harley) - she has lived the lifestyle, and some parts of the film are based on her adventures!

It's very realistic. Just watch it all, let it flow.

Oh also, the use of modular synths and sound instead of voice (in parts) is very effective, the latter trying something new and it worked.

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