My Old Addiction



(out of 5)

Failed attempt to recapture the glory days when America was going through a cultural revolution.  and  play teenagers who witness change following the outbreak of the Vietnam war. They are both strongly opposed, even though Sutherland’s brother has enlisted and this has put an emotional gulf between them as well as between him and his patriotic father (). The two friends then take off on a road trip across the country to enjoy the life of carefree hippiedom until tragedy brings them back home and helps restore Sutherland’s relationship with his family.  co-stars as the love interest, but much better movies have been made about the same time period. Written and directed by Ernest Thompson, who won an Oscar for his adaptation of his own play On Golden Pond.

Atlantic Entertainment Group, Atlantic Productions

USA, 1988

Directed by 

Screenplay by Ernest Thompson

Cinematography by 

Produced by ,

Music by

Production Design by

Costume Design by

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