A revealing portrait of two young addicts,their years in youth institutions, their life on the street, and the despairing parents who find themselves powerless to save their children from the habit that is consuming them.
Nominated for Best Documentary at the 2000 Gémaux (Gemini) and featured at the Vancouver Film Festival and Eccentris cinema in Montreal, No Quick Fix! toured over 28 communities coast to coast to engage the public on addiction and its impact on families and youth. Screened on CBC and TVA to over 800,000 viewers, the film, its tour and its viewer guide raised the issue of addiction in communities, family and child welfare. It is Andrée Cazabon's first documentary.
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51 minutes - French with english sub-titles