About the film
alcohol adultery heroin police party writer drugs detox
Release Date: September 12, 1998
|Slogan||:||«He had a great job, beautiful wife and a habit the size of Utah.»|
|Production Companies||:||Artisan Entertainment, JD Productions|
|Producers||:||Ronnie Yeskel, Richard Hicks|
|Writers||:||David Veloz, Jerry Stahl|
Ben Stiller plays comedy writer Jerry Stahl, whose $6000-a-week heroin habit had him taking his infant daughter along on his drug runs and doing smack during TV script conferences. Departing detox, Stahl explores memories with survivor Kitty, who listens patiently to Stahl's flashback. Other women in Stahl's life are his British wife Sandra and his agent Vola.