Release Date: January 22nd, 2016
Not Yet Rated |1 hr 26 minPlot Summary
Filmmaker Chris Bell examines the pharmaceutical industry and prescription-drug addiction in America.
Director: Chris Bell
Despite [Bell's] casual aura, the filmmaker is eloquent and thoughtful. He argues that Big Pharma merely services consumer demand for quick fixes with "magic" pills, bringing his cautionary tale full circle. show more
It's symptomatic of the one-man-show form of polemical exposé that's come to dominate, and deteriorate, documentary practice. show more
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