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Strike Dice! Betting on My Father
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written by Natalie Picoe; directed by Natalie Picoe; produced by Michael Solomon and Natalie Picoe (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2011), 58 mins
Addiction can break up families, and often does. This is the story of a daughter whose father, an addicted gambler, left the family when the children were young to pursue his addiction in Las Vegas. As a grown woman, Natalie goes to Las Vegas in search of her father, where she finds him homeless, gaunt, and unwash...
written by Natalie Picoe; directed by Natalie Picoe; produced by Michael Solomon and Natalie Picoe (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2011), 58 mins
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Intervention, 3, Tamela and Jerrie
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produced by Sam Mettler, fl. 2001, in Intervention, 3 (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 2005), 49 mins
A child abuse survivor tries to overcome her self-destructive habits. Reality TV at its most unvarnished and gripping. An interventionist confronts a Vicodin addict. Watch as addicts and their families confront the compulsions that are destroying their lives. In INTERVENTION, people confront their darkest demons...
produced by Sam Mettler, fl. 2001, in Intervention, 3 (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 2005), 49 mins
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Intervention, 7, Peter and Renee
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produced by Sam Mettler, fl. 2001, in Intervention, 7 (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 2005), 48 mins
A video game habit takes over one man's life, while a young mother struggles with her weight. Reality TV at its most unvarnished and gripping. Watch as addicts and their families confront the compulsions that are destroying their lives. A husband tries to help his wife defeat her body-image problems. In INTERVEN...
produced by Sam Mettler, fl. 2001, in Intervention, 7 (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 2005), 48 mins
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Intervention, 11, Rachel and Tommy Update
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produced by Sam Mettler, fl. 2001, in Intervention, 11 (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 2005), 48 mins
Rachel, now 26, grew up a beautiful child in idyllic upper-middle class Maryland. But her body is withering away and she hasn't been home in years. Rachel is addicted to heroin and lives on the streets, making money as a prostitute. Her family and friends know she has already hit bottom.
produced by Sam Mettler, fl. 2001, in Intervention, 11 (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 2005), 48 mins
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Intervention, 17, Heidi and Michelle
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produced by Sam Mettler, fl. 2001, in Intervention, 17 (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 2005), 50 mins
At 16, Heidi has been swallowed by the superficial, while Michelle dances with death as she injects amphetamines. Watch as addicts and their families confront the compulsions that are destroying their lives. Teenage addiction takes different forms in this eye-opening hour. Reality TV at its most unvarnished and g...
produced by Sam Mettler, fl. 2001, in Intervention, 17 (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 2005), 50 mins
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Intervention, 18, Salina and Troy
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produced by Sam Mettler, fl. 2001, in Intervention, 18 (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 2005), 47 mins
For the past eleven years Salina has been suffering from severe bulimia. Her family is desperate to help her break this cycle and is hoping she will take this lifeline. After relocating to Los Angeles, Troy had a promising future until his recreational crystal methamphetamine usage escalated into a full-blown addi...
produced by Sam Mettler, fl. 2001, in Intervention, 18 (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 2005), 47 mins
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Intervention, 23, Chuckie
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produced by Sam Mettler, fl. 2001, in Intervention, 23 (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 2006), 49 mins
A third-generation addict is on a one-way path to self-destruction, continuing a tragic family history of substance abuse. Reality TV at its most unvarnished and gripping. Watch as addicts and their families confront the compulsions that are destroying their lives. Chuckie was literally born addicted to heroin. C...
produced by Sam Mettler, fl. 2001, in Intervention, 23 (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 2006), 49 mins
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Intervention, 25, John
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produced by Sam Mettler, fl. 2001, in Intervention, 25 (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 2006), 49 mins
He's filled the holes in his life with substances that are killing him. Join his loved ones as they try to salvage this promising young man's life. Reality TV at its most unvarnished and gripping. Watch as addicts and their families confront the compulsions that are destroying their lives. Can John be brought bac...
produced by Sam Mettler, fl. 2001, in Intervention, 25 (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 2006), 49 mins
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Intervention, 28, Mike and James
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produced by Sam Mettler, fl. 2001, in Intervention, 28 (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 2006), 46 mins
A doctor and family man addicted to a potentially lethal concoction of drugs. A teenage boy seeking comfort in methamphetamine. Will they ever recover from these afflictions? Reality television at its most gripping. Professional interventionists meet head-on two addicts on the verge of disaster. Will an intervent...
produced by Sam Mettler, fl. 2001, in Intervention, 28 (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 2006), 46 mins
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Intervention, 30, Betsy
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produced by Sam Mettler, fl. 2001, in Intervention, 30 (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 2006), 52 mins
Betsy went through a devastating time when her marriage fell apart. She began drinking heavily to help the pain. Her family is trying to help her with no results. They finally give her an ultimatum. She either quits drinking or she will lose all of their support and she would be on her own.
produced by Sam Mettler, fl. 2001, in Intervention, 30 (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 2006), 52 mins
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