drugs portrayed in film

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Drugs Portrayed in Film Although some film critics may argue that drugs have had bad influences on many film viewers, there are also positive outcomes. The film Blow, by Ted Demme portrays the outcome of what can happen when dealing drugs, the movie Thirteen, by Kathrine Hardwicke opens the eyes to parents that drugs can be dangerous even at the age of thirteen, and the film Requiem for a Dream, by Darren Aronofsky shows the general public that drugs can break up families. The film Blow, by Ted Demme is a biography film that portrays the outcome of what can happen when dealing drugs. In the film George Jung is a middle-aged man who becomes popular from dealing cocaine. Although the life of dealing drugs and being rich may seem appealing, after a while things will turn for the worst. As shown in the movie George lives a great life, he is a well-known dealer around the country. Soon after becoming rich and becoming addicted, George falls in love with a beautiful young woman named Mirtha. “The movie focuses on every nuance that led to his rise and fall, but as a result, the rest of the players get the short end of the stick”(Scott Mantz). It wasn’t long before George and Mirtha had a little girl. Through out the entire film mirtha and George are heavily addicted to cocaine. After time it was becoming harder and harder for George to sell his drugs so the money became scarce. Soon after that Mirtha left him and took their child Kristina. This started a custody war over their daughter. Later George gets busted while making a deal and is sentenced to prison. “So in the end, was it worth it? Jesus Christ. How irreparably changed my life has become. It's always the last day of summer and I've been left out in the cold with no door to get back in. I'll grant you I've had more than my share of poignant moments. Life passes most people by while they're

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