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Prozac Nation

Rating:R (for language, drug content, sexuality/nudity and some disturbing images)
Genre:Drama
Release Date:January 1, 2003
Running time:99 minutes
Cast:Christina Ricci, Jason Biggs, Anne Heche, Michelle Williams, Jonathan Rhys Meyers
Director:Erik Skjoldbjaerg
Producer:Galt Niederhoffer, Brad Weston, R Paul Miller
Writer:Galt Niederhoffer, Alex Orlovsky, Frank Deasy
Distributor:Miramax Films

Description: Elizabeth, a prize-winning student, is headed for a prestigious college. As she's packing to leave, her mother harangues her about her choice of school, establishing the modus operandi for what will prove to be the turbulent core of their relationship: an ongoing game of emotional extortion. When Elizabeth arrives at university, she quickly befriends her roommate Ruby and almost immediately recreates the same powder keg she has just left behind. The situation is exacerbated by her visits to a rather suspicious psychiatrist. Matters deteriorate further when Elizabeth runs into her father and when she decides that her most recent boyfriend Rafe represents deliverance. Her only choice, ultimately, is Prozac--the wonder drug of the nineties. However, before long, Elizabeth is wondering whether the drug is really helping her--or running her life.

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