The Death of Richie

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The Death of Richie

drug addiction based on a true story dysfunctional family marijuana teenager overbearing father family conflict family tragedy barbiturates

The Death of Richie

Release Date: January 10, 1977

Year    :   1977
Slogan    :   «A father's fight to save his son from self-destruction.»
Genres    :   Drama, TV Movie
Production Companies    :   Henry Jaffe Enterprises Inc., National Broadcasting Company
Director    :   Paul Wendkos
Producers    :   Maurice Vaccarino, Caro Jones, Charles B. Fitzsimons, Michael Jaffe
Writers    :   John McGreevey, Thomas Thompson
RunTime    :   96 mins.

A sensitive but confused teenager feels pressure from all directions and turns to drugs, which causes problems for him in school and at home.

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