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This television special on one of Australia's most successful efforts to fight drug addiction is a 'no holds barred' view on Odyssey House in Sydney and its drug rehabilitation program told by the residents undergoing treatment. It shows the progressive dergradation of people through drug addiction and the way in which the Odyssey rehabilitation program rebuild shattered lives. The cinema verité approach using actual patients instead of actors makes rivetting viewing.

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David Barrow
Don Murray

Production Details

Production Completion
Science, Social contemporary
Production Company
Film Australia Limited