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
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Reviews & comments

Beautiful

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

4.0

Wow

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
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...

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
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...

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

Beautiful

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

4.0

Wow

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