This small Australian movie takes a look at the harmful effects of drug addiction. The plotline is straightforward — two good-looking young people fall madly in love with each other and heroin. As they progress from Heaven via Earth to Hell, aided by a friendly underground chemist, they slowly become more desperate and ruined as the drugs take over their lives.
106 minutes , No persons under 16 (Language) Drama, Romance, On the art circuit
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Abbie Cornish, Heath Ledger, Geoffrey Rush, Tom Budge, Robert Meza-Mont, Tony Martin
Neil Armfield Screenplay Neil Armfield, Luke Davies, from his novel Music Paul Charlier Cinematography Garry Phillips Editing Dany Cooper Sound formats Dolby Digital, Sony Dynamic Digital Sound, DTS Soundtrack Not available
Made in 2006
Produced by Film Finance Corporation, Paradigm Hyde Films, Renaissance Films
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FPB Report (SA)
Genre Drama / romance
Language Frequently, mild to strong, used abusively
Nudity Infrequent, discreet with sexual content
Sex Infrequently implied with no close-up
Drug abuse None
Comments The theme is about the abuse of drugs and its negative results. There is a positive conclusion when the couple decides that their lives together will self-destruct.
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Scale (Max) 20 South African Media
Cape Argus/The Star Theresa Smith 10
Cape Times Carina Chocano 10
Mail & Guardian Shaun de Waal 14
The Citizen Leon van Nierop 16
Sunday Times Barry Ronge 10 International Media
BBC (UK) Jamie Russell 10
Box Office (USA) Kevin Courrier 1
eye Weekly (Canada) Adam Nayman 1
ReelViews (USA) James Berardinelli 15
IMDB 856 Netizens 14
Average .. 51% 10
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