Self-medicated

28/01/2013
  |  Buy to Own: 28/01/2013
  |  107 min
Rated 15 by the BBFC
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Synopsis

Drama based on the true story of a young man whose mother has him sent to a psychiatric institution in the hopes of saving him from his self-destructive behaviour. Following the death of his father, 17-year-old Andrew Eriksen (Monty Lapica) becomes a violent drug addict. When his previously promising future begins to quickly disappear, his mother Louise (Diane Venora), who is dealing with issues of her own, finds she has no alternative but to arrange for her son to be forcibly taken to a locked-down facility. But as he endures abusive treatment Andrew realises he must find the strength he needs to confront his demons and regain the life he once had.

Contains strong language and sex references and soft drug use
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