Candy

Candy

Candy

Dark, tragicomic tale of 2 star-crossed lovers lost in the whirlwind abandon of love and a heroin induced bliss. Traces the threesome relationship of Dan (Heath Ledger), Candy (Abbie Cornish) and drugs, as they tumble hopelessly through addiction.

2006Rating: MA15+, Frequent drug use, Strong themes, Strong coarse language, Sexual references116 minsAustralia
ComedyDrama
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Reviews & comments

Sydney Morning Herald

Sydney Morning Herald

press

Early on in Candy, a beautiful, sad and harrowing Australian film about two heroin addicts in love, Abbie Cornish and Heath Ledger are drinking shakes at a fast-food place. They've just t married and endured a sad little reception at her parents' suburban bungalow, where a dull relative has tried to interest Dan (Ledger) in Sydney real estate. All Dan can think about is getting into the bathroom with his wife and hitting up...

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Empire Magazine

Empire Magazine

press

The performances are searing, the script poetic, and the direction carefully judged. Just don't mistake it for an easy watch.

4.0
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This is a beautiful drama, very hart-ripping and gripping story, loved every minute.

4.0
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Wow. I just watched the film. That was an emotional train journey! I personally didn't really like Requiem for a Dream and this film is pretty similar to that. But I certainly like this film 100 times more than Requiem. Its a similar story, easier to understand and I would say the focus is more on the love than the drugs. Although the drugs part of it is...

4.0
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Sydney Morning Herald

Sydney Morning Herald

press

Early on in Candy, a beautiful, sad and harrowing Australian film about two heroin addicts in love, Abbie Cornish and Heath Ledger are drinking shakes at a fast-food place. They've just t married and endured a sad little reception at her parents' suburban bungalow, where a dull relative has tried to interest Dan (Ledger) in Sydney real estate. All Dan can think about is getting into the bathroom with his wife and hitting up...

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Empire Magazine

Empire Magazine

press

The performances are searing, the script poetic, and the direction carefully judged. Just don't mistake it for an easy watch.

4.0
0

This is a beautiful drama, very hart-ripping and gripping story, loved every minute.

4.0
0

Wow. I just watched the film. That was an emotional train journey! I personally didn't really like Requiem for a Dream and this film is pretty similar to that. But I certainly like this film 100 times more than Requiem. Its a similar story, easier to understand and I would say the focus is more on the love than the drugs. Although the drugs part of it is...

4.0
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