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.
They say for every ten years you've been a junkie, you'll have spent seven of them waiting. On the one hand it was nice having all that time to think. On the other, anxiety was a full time job.
The trailer for "Candy" has the following caption: "When love breaks all boundries." This is a misspelling of "boundaries."
$202,744 (Australia) (26 May 2006)
$44,720 (USA) (4 February 2007)
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