A fatherly chemistry professor indulges two young lovers in their ever-increasing heroin habits. Hooked as much on one another as they are on the drug, their relationship alternates between states of oblivion, self-destruction, and despair.
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Arizona Daily Star
January 11, 2007 "Candy" won't make anyone forget "Trainspotting" (1996) or "Requiem for a Dream" (2000), but nor will "Candy" let those who see it soon forget the experience.Read in Source
Film Journal International
February 06, 2007 Without real characters or a fresh take on drug addiction, Candy has little to recommend it for anyone who's seen The Basketball Diaries or Requiem for a Dream.Read in Source
Murphy's Movie Reviews
January 11, 2007 ... it feels more like something out of American cinema from the late 1960s or early 70s [and] may say more about the state of Australian film than anything else.Read in Source
January 19, 2007 The performances are good, but it would be hard to recommend this to anyone unless you have a lovely daughter who's dating a sleaze-bag and you want her to watch it as a deterrent.Read in Source
May 15, 2009 Davies has no new insights into the heroin spiral, but this silly melodrama benefits from the palpable chemistry between Ledger and CornishRead in Source
San Francisco Chronicle
December 15, 2006 For all its depiction of a descent into drug addiction, Candy is filled with surprisingly sweet moments and goes down more easily than seems possible given the subject matter.Read in Source
Las Vegas Weekly
January 11, 2007 Hands up if you don't know that drugs are bad for you.Read in Source
Country: United States
Genre: Thriller, Horror, Mystery
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