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R| 1 hr. 48 min.

Plot Summary
A troubled teenager (Monty Lapica) clashes with a counselor (Michael Bowen) after his mother (Diane Venora) sends him to a rehabilitation center.

Cast: Diane Venora , Monty Lapica , Greg Germann , Kristina Anapau , Matthew Carey , Michael Bowen , Shane Stuart , Richard Weisner

Director: Monty Lapica

Genres: Drama

Distributor: Magnolia Films

Self-Medicated (2005)

Release Date: June 17th, 2005|1 hr. 48 min.

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  • 75
    San Francisco Chronicle

    Though the script and storytelling could have used more polish, Lapica's honesty provides the lasting impression. show more

  • 50
    Elizabeth Weitzman New York Daily News

    The vision of him pretending to be a sullen teen is a distraction the movie never overcomes. show more

  • 70
    Michael Rechtshaffen The Hollywood Reporter

    There's a palpable element of honesty in Lapica's writing and lead performance that gives this indie production, the edge over other troubled teen dramas. show more

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