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Tap a vein and get ready for the seedy underbelly of Story of a Junkie, a film grittier than Trainspotting and more intense than the writings of William S. Burroughs. A worldwide film festival favorite, Story of a Junkie follows John Spacely, a young man looking for his fortune in the Big Apple, but instead is seduced by the dangerous pleasures of heroin.

Incorporating a cinema-verite aesthetic, with the use of real life heroin addicts, director Lech Kowalski takes viewers on a dark and depraved journey, as we see John sell his sould and stop at nothing to feed his obsession. A disturbing and intense dose of reality, tailor-made for these desperate times, Story of a Junkie will haunt you forever.

 

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Tap a vein and get ready for the seedy underbelly of Story of a Junkie, a film grittier than Trainspotting and more intense than the writings of William S. Burroughs. A worldwide film festival favorite, Story of a Junkie follows John Spacely, a young man looking for his fortune in the Big Apple, but instead is seduced by the dangerous pleasures of heroin.

Incorporating a cinema-verite aesthetic, with the use of real life heroin addicts, director Lech Kowalski takes viewers on a dark and depraved journey, as we see John sell his sould and stop at nothing to feed his obsession. A disturbing and intense dose of reality, tailor-made for these desperate times, Story of a Junkie will haunt you forever.

 

Special Features

The Story of a Junkie DVD is loaded with special features:

  • A sobering introduction by Lloyd Kaufman
  • Audio commentary by director Lech Kowalski
  • An informative and educational interview between Lloyd Kaufman and film executive producer Anne Barish
  • Music video: Seeing Red by Entombed
  • Web Monkey's Bananas
  • Make Your Own Damn Movie preview
  • Tromatic trailers and other goodies!

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