perhaps It would suffice to dust off filmklyschan ”well-made family drama, based on real events”, but a bit beyond the norm, it is still worth to take. We find ourselves in one of Detroit's desolate war zones in the middle of the eighties, the gangs control with the serious violence in a city of deken, drugs are flowing, the crack becomes fattigmanskokainet like almost wiping out an entire generation of the black poor americans. It grows 15-year-old Rick jr (Richie Merritt) up with his father Richard sr, småskojare in vapenbranschen, and his sister, Dawn (Bel Powley), cod on hard drugs and extremely bad company. Both Merritt and Powley is brilliant.
Richie allowed in the black knarkkulturen, but the magician soon, after threats against both him and the father, by a group of knarkspanandes FBI agents. Richie is during a time informant to the FBI, they allowed him to both begin to buy and sell cocaine, and he may in a few years a life he never dared to dream about – until the FBI pulls the rug on him.Photo: Scott Garfield
during the end credits up the story with live life when you get to hear the real Rick jr tell you the resolution of the drama – it is undoubtedly a very black, dirty and sad story.
It is also a very välspelat little drama which occasionally, unfortunately, don't really know where it should go. Movies based on real events do not often a millstone around the neck of the directors and film makers, it halves the artistic scope and sound reality control. Flitige Oscarsaktören Matthew McConaughey (”Dallas buyers club,” ”True detective”) has fantastic qualities with the right material and the right director, this is he good – but evasive, difficult to interpret, a little too much on your own.
the music selection is exquisite.
See the three other films about the american drug stores: ”Scarface” (1983), ”Traffic” (2000), ”Blow” (2001).
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