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.
Heath Ledger the main star would later tragically die of an accidental prescription drug overdose.
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 copyright statement "Ownership of this motion picture is protected by copyright and other applicable laws, and any unauthorized duplication, distribution or exhibition of this motion picture could result in criminal prosecution as well as civil liability" appears to times back-to-back at the end of the end credits.
$202,744 (Australia) (26 May 2006)
$44,720 (USA) (4 February 2007)
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