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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
Quinton Aaron ... Turtle
Wayne Brady ... Alonzo
Sharon Leal ... Shenae Brown
Hill Harper ... Tim Brown
Omar Benson Miller ... T.K. Williams
Elise Neal ... Stacy
La La Anthony ... Neecy
Ruby Dee ... Rose Brown
David Bianchi ... Officer Johnson
Christopher Mann ... Dr. Michaels
Malikha Mallette ... Panacea Clinic Nurse
Vladimir Versailles ... Johnny The Waiter (as Vladimi Versailles)
Shaun Paul Costello ... Paramedic
Troi Zee ... Maya
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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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Rated R for language, some violence and a sexual situation
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27 October 2013 (USA) See more »

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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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5 April 2016 | by msliusSee all my reviews

I rent this movie because of the high rating. I have to say I am very disappointed. The fact that there was only ONE review on the board should tell me something. 1. The wife's change was too drastic and not justified at all. 2. The husband's actions are too perfect. He is beyond a saint, which makes it very unbelievable. 3. The wife is very unlikable. Even before the drug takes control of her. 4. I find it very hard to relate to the story. Maybe I am too naive. But the wife's actions are way beyond my imagination. I personally have never taken drugs in my life. I find it very hard to believe she was a perfect mother and then overnight became so irresponsible that she had absolutely no regards to her daughter at all. I get that drugs take control of your actions, emotions and life. But still, the change is too sudden and drastic that I find it very hard to believe.


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