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      Dusty and Sweets McGee

      R Released Jul 14, 1971 1 hr. 31 min. Drama List
      Reviews 71% 50+ Ratings Audience Score Following the comings and goings of actual heroin addicts and drawing on the talents of several actors to round out the roles of the drug dealers, filmmaker Floyd Mutrux takes a look into the lives of those people entrenched in the drug culture of Los Angeles. From hustlers to teenagers to couples, the draw of heroin keeps these addicts constantly on the prowl to find their next high. As their lives fall apart, the subjects of this film maintain only their habit. Read More Read Less

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      delysid d the time capsule has been opened. inside are some dirty junkies sharing needles! Rated 5 out of 5 stars 04/18/22 Full Review Audience Member A fascinating time-capsule. Adifferentcity.com has it and it's a pretty good copy considering that it has never been released in any format. Rated 4.5 out of 5 stars 01/23/23 Full Review Audience Member Oh why isn't there a better version of this film out already! Rated 3 out of 5 stars 02/05/23 Full Review Audience Member Fantastic film to watch if you can find it. Havent had any luck myself, but have seen about half of it on sundance...plus a few clips on you tube. Rated 4.5 out of 5 stars 01/25/23 Full Review Audience Member Pulls you in to another time and place. Rated 2.5 out of 5 stars 01/26/23 Full Review Read all reviews Post a rating

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      Richard Brody New Yorker Mutrux captures with a sharp, furtive eye the crevices of public life that the drug trade fills ... and scenes of Mephistophelian kingpins show that the moral rot of drugs runs through all levels of society. Nov 27, 2017 Full Review John Mahoney Los Angeles Free Press Shallow, frivolous and nearly pointless. Jan 10, 2020 Full Review Read all reviews

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      Synopsis Following the comings and goings of actual heroin addicts and drawing on the talents of several actors to round out the roles of the drug dealers, filmmaker Floyd Mutrux takes a look into the lives of those people entrenched in the drug culture of Los Angeles. From hustlers to teenagers to couples, the draw of heroin keeps these addicts constantly on the prowl to find their next high. As their lives fall apart, the subjects of this film maintain only their habit.
      Director
      Floyd Mutrux
      Screenwriter
      Floyd Mutrux
      Distributor
      Warner Bros. Pictures
      Production Co
      Warner Brothers/Seven Arts
      Rating
      R
      Genre
      Drama
      Original Language
      English
      Release Date (Theaters)
      Jul 14, 1971, Original
      Release Date (Streaming)
      Nov 5, 2016
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