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1982 (2013)

R | | Drama | 27 October 2013 (USA)
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A father struggles to protect his daughter from the reality of her mother's drug addiction.

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Tommy Oliver

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Tommy Oliver
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Credited cast:
Bokeem Woodbine ... Scoop
Ruby Dee ... Rose Brown
La La Anthony ... Neecy
Sharon Leal ... Shenae Brown
Omar Benson Miller ... T.K. Williams
Wayne Brady ... Alonzo
Elise Neal ... Stacy
Hill Harper ... Tim Brown
Quinton Aaron ... Turtle
Christopher Mann ... Dr. Michaels
David Bianchi ... Officer Johnson
Vladimir Versailles ... Johnny The Waiter (as Vladimi Versailles)
Malikha Mallette ... Panacea Clinic Nurse
Shaun Paul Costello ... Paramedic
Barney Fitzpatrick ... Dr. Murphy
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1982, a film inspired by true events at the onset of the crack epidemic in Philadelphia, tells the story of a father and his efforts to protect his gifted daughter from the insidious epidemic which has literally come home via her drug-addicted mother. As his wife becomes more distant and unreliable, he struggles to raise his daughter on his own, while still striving to help his wife become clean. In the process, he learns some hard truths about his marriage and his life, which will ultimately test him as a parent, a husband, and a man Written by AnonymousB

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Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for language, some violence and a sexual situation
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Language:

English

Release Date:

27 October 2013 (USA) See more »

Filming Locations:

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA See more »

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$1,000,000 (estimated)
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Confluential Films See more »
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Color
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True to form
28 April 2016 | by stacyr-50945See all my reviews

I just read a review where someone stated that they couldn't see how a mom could go from being good to bad so fast well let me tell you by experience this movie got it right. Drugs can take an upper middle class very well educated loving devoted mother and wife and turn her into a monster over night. I love the fact that this movie shows how addiction affects family and the fact that it was the mom and not the dad who was an addict. In reality a larger number of addict are upper middle class women not men. A must see movie especially for those whom have no idea how addiction changes the user in an instant nor the effects it has on their family and friends. Well done Hill Harper and thank you for this heart achingly wonderful movie... From a 6yr recovering addict


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