The Panic in Needle Park(Movie, 1971)

| 1h 50min | Genres: Drama, Romance / Love
The Panic in Needle ParkRating: 3.4/5 (with 103103 votes)
The Panic in Needle Park is a 1971 American romantic drama film directed by Jerry Schatzberg and starring Al Pacino. The screenplay was written by Joan Didion and John Gregory Dunne, adapted from the 1966 novel by James Mills. The film portrays life among a group of heroin addicts who hang out in "Needle Park" (then-nickname for Sherman Square on Manhattan's Upper West Side near 72nd Street and Broadway). The film is a love story between Bobby (Pacino), a young addict and small-time hustler, and Helen (Kitty Winn), 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. ()
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About The Panic in Needle Park

A stark portrayal of life among a group of heroin addicts who hang out in Needle Park in New York City. Played against this setting is a low-key love story between Bobby, a young addict and small-time hustler, and Helen, a homeless girl who finds in her relationship with Bobby the stability she craves.

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Pánico en Needle Park (1971) (English Trailer)(Trailer, 3:23)

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Additional Information

Production country: United States of America (USA)
Original language: English (EN)
Spoken languages: English (EN)
Translated into 18 languages: Bulgarian (BG), Czech (CS), German (DE), English (EN), Spanish (ES), Persian (FA), French (FR), Hebrew (HE), Hungarian (HU), Italian (IT), Korean (KO), Dutch (NL), Polish (PL), Portuguese (PT), Russian (RU), Swedish (SV), Turkish (TR), Chinese (Mandarin) (ZH)
Status: Released
Release date US: 07/13/1971 (World premiere: 06/01/1971)
Producer: Dominick Dunne
Director of Photography: Adam Holender
Composer: Ned Rorem
Alternative titles in other countries (from previews, ads etc.):
"Паника в Парка на дрогата"
"Os Viciados"
"Panik i nåleparken"
"Paniikki Piikkipuistossa"
"Πανικός στο Νηντλ Παρκ"
"Pânico em Needle Park"
"Panika u parku droga"
"Паника в Нидл-парке"
Budget: 1,645,000 USD
Aspect Ratio: widescreen

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