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STAR RATINGS EXPLAINED
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FILM DETAILS
Certificate TBC
Cast
Heath Ledger
Abbie Cornish
Geoffrey Rush
Directors
Neil Armfield
Screenwriters
Luke Davies
Neil Armfield
Running Time
104 minutes

Candy
When art and beauty meets hard drugs it's rarely a pretty picture.


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Candy

Plot
Poet Dan (Ledger) and art student Candy (Cornish) fall madly in love, but their lust for life includes a taste for heroin. Their addiction has inexorably degrading and tragic consequences, and hard choices have to be made.


Verdict
Those with the stomach for searing drama will recognise superior writing, direction and acting in one of the most heartbreaking films of the year.


Reviewed by Angie Errigo

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