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Chasing the Dragon (1996)

Working class mother becomes addicted to heroin, and soon her life falls apart.

Director:

Ian Sander

Writers:

Steve Lawson (story), Phil Penningroth (story) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Credited cast:
Markie Post ... Gwen Kessler
Dennis Boutsikaris ... Nat
Noah Fleiss ... Sean Kessler
Deirdre O'Connell ... Doris
Melissa DaPonte Melissa DaPonte ... Patsy
Peter Frechette ... Louis
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Judy Benson Judy Benson ... Telegraph Worker
Stephen Chang ... Dragon Chang
Brad Davidorf Brad Davidorf
Michael Dolan Michael Dolan ... Hal
Tyga Graham
Tim Grant Tim Grant
Johnny Kitt Johnny Kitt
Bruce Norris Bruce Norris ... Edwin
Tom Nowicki
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Working class mother becomes addicted to heroin, and soon her life falls apart.

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What she needs can save her. What she wants can kill her. See more »

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

19 June 1996 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Der kalte Hauch des Todes See more »

Filming Locations:

Atlanta, Georgia, USA

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One of the worst drug-related movies I've seen.
13 July 2000 | by drago-11See all my reviews

I can't believe they do this kind of filth out of a serious theme. Totally unrealistic (they seemed to want it to be HIGHLY realistic but all the elements are based on clichés), real propaganda stuff. After seeing this, an addict probably just want to continue his/her career :-) I gave it 2.


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