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Candy

Candy
  • 2006
  • Australia
  • 108 min
  • 15
  • Directed by: Neil Armfield
  • Written by: Neil Armfield, Luke Davies
  • Cast: Heath Ledger, Abbie Cornish, Geoffrey Rush
  • Website: www.dendyfilms.com.au/candy/

It's tough to depict drug addiction without falling into cliché. The episodic descent of wannabe poet and heroin user Dan (Ledger) and lover Candy (Cornish) into a hellish downward spiral fails, despite good performances and excellent cinematography.

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Candy

22 Nov 20063 stars

Split into three parts, entitled ‘Heaven’, ‘Earth’ and ‘Hell’, (a nod to Dante’s Inferno, Candy details the episodic descent of wannabe poet and intravenous heroin user Dan (Heath Ledger) after he falls in love with aspiring artist Candy (Abbie…

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