R | | Drama, Romance
A poet falls in love with an art student who gravitates to his bohemian lifestyle -- and his love of heroin. Hooked as much on one another as they are on the drug, their relationship alternates between states of oblivion, self-destruction, and despair.
In an interview, Heath Ledger discussed using his own cigarette addiction as a means to understand heroin addiction for this film.
When I first met Candy, those were like the days of "juice" when everything was bountiful.
When Dan is sitting in the shower, the tattoo (which was real and was blacked out for some reason - it is actually a cluster of planets) on his shoulder smudges and transfers to the shower tile. The next scene it is intact.
$202,744 (Australia) (26 May 2006)
$44,720 (USA) (2 February 2007)
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