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R| 1 hr. 48 min.

Plot Summary
A fatherly chemistry professor (Geoffrey Rush) indulges two young lovers (Heath Ledger, Abbie Cornish) in their ever-increasing heroin habits. Eventually the pair, an artist named Candy and an aspiring poet named Dan, become caught in a harrowing downward spiral of drug dependency and failed efforts to get clean.

Cast: Heath Ledger , Abbie Cornish , Geoffrey Rush , Tony Martin , Noni Hazlehurst , David Argue , Paul Blackwell , Damon Herriman

Director: Neil Armfield

Genres: Drama

Distributor: ThinkFilm

Candy (2006)

Release Date: November 17th, 2006|1 hr. 48 min.

critic reviews ( 3 )
fan reviews ( 1 )
  • For all its depiction of a descent into drug addiction, Candy is filled with surprisingly sweet moments and goes down more easily than seems possible given the subject matter. show more

  • What we see, though, is the same old same old - beautiful faces turning gaunt and haunted, strung-out hero and heroine, stupid parents, de-tox worse than tox, descent to and return from the depths. Candy could be seen, I suppose, as a cautionary tale; take this as a cautionary review. show more

  • Because although there are some very striking moments in Neil Armfield's debut, there are simply not enough to keep us absorbed the way a movie should. show more

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  • February 20, 2011 sbidkragieKragie
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    this movie was incredible - we both loved it!!!!

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