A favorite :,) “I wasn’t trying to wreck Candy’s life, I was trying to make mine better”
a poet falls in love with an art student who gravitates to his bohemian lifestyle, and his love of heroin. hooked as much on one another as they are on the drug, their relationship alternates between states of oblivion, self-destruction, and despair.
director: neil armfield
drama / romance
abbie cornish as candy
heath ledger as dan
geoffrey rush as casper
luke davies (one of the writers) based the novel largely on his own life and experience; ledger’s character dan being a semi-autobiograpical creation.
“when you can stop, you don’t want to, and when you want to stop, you can’t.”