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The Panic in Needle Park

The Panic in Needle Park

The Panic in Needle Park is a 1971 American film directed by Jerry Schatzberg and starring Al Pacino in his second film appearance. The screenplay was written by Joan Didion and John Gregory Dunne, adapted from the book by James Mills. The film portrays life among a group of heroin addicts who hang out in "Needle Park". The film is a love story between Bobby, a young addict and small-time hustler, and Helen, a restless woman who finds Bobby charismatic. She becomes an addict, and life goes downhill for them both as their addictions worsen, eventually leading to a series of betrayals. ... more on Wikipedia

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