The Panic in Needle Park

Jerry Schatzberg (director)
James Mills (novel)
Joan Didion, John Gregory Dunne (screenwriter)
Al Pacino, Kitty Winn, Alan Vint, Richard Bright (starring)

Gadd Productions, 1971. Vintage borderless photograph from the 1971 film.

Al Pacino's first starring feature role. Schatzberg's bleak and stark portrayal of heroin addiction on the streets of New York City is told through the love story between Bobby (Pacino), an addict and drug dealer and Helen (Winn), who is drawn into heroin use through her relationship with Bobby. Nominated for the Palme d'Or at Cannes, and Kitty Winn received the award for Best Actress there as well.

Set in and shot on location in New York City.

9.5 x 7 inches. Very Good Plus, small bruise on lower right, faint line rub on top right and very light wear to edges.

Twilight Time 221. Grant US.

[Book #145842]