28 January 2010 | kamalkicks
As good as a meeting
they say in the program "one day at a time". some days are harder than others. DRUNKs represents that better than any film i have ever seen. I am the member of a twelve step program. I think it is one of the greatest international communities that exists. it has changed countless lives and i am hard pressed to think or find one person who's life hasn't been affected positively by it's existence. it is a secular religion -if you will.
I believe this is the most realistic and resonant film that has ever taken as it's focus the program and it's demographic busting community.
i think the level of talent that came together to make this is a testament to it's quality.
it is not a rose colored take on the community. it reflects as does the program the myriad ways that people use, don't use, succeed and fail.
it is the truth as i experience it.