• Clean and Sober (1988)

Clean and Sober

Release Date: 1988

DVD Release Date: November 10th, 1998

R |2 hr 4 min

Plot Summary

Hotshot real estate salesman Daryl (Michael Keaton) has a bad cocaine habit. After embezzling his company's money, he wakes up next to a girl who overdosed. To hide from the police, he checks into a rehabilitation program guaranteeing anonymity. Under the mentorship of counselor Craig (Morgan Freeman), Daryl accepts that he has a substance abuse problem. As he falls in love with fellow patient Charlie (Kathy Baker), Daryl begins committing to a newly sober life.

Cast: Michael Keaton, Kathy Baker, Morgan Freeman, M. Emmet Walsh, Brian Benben, Luca Bercovici, Tate Donovan, Henry Judd Baker

Director: Glenn Gordon Caron

Genres: Drama

Production Co: Warner Brothers/Seven Arts

Keywords: Gritty, 1980s, Forbidden love, Transformation