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Directed by Julia Reichert, Jim Klein

United States 1974 60 mins. In English

Methadone: An American Way of Dealing is, unfortunately, a still-relevant film about how the rise in heroin addiction was typically addressed in the early 1970s. Set in Dayton, Ohio, Methadone captures how social services, designed to help, in fact often neutralize those they intend to serve. It is a sobering testament about what can happen to those unable to buy into the American Dream.

Genres: Documentary