The Death of Richie (TV Movie 1977)

The Death of Richie (TV Movie 1977)

Released: 1977
Genre: Drama, Genre
Director: Paul Wendkos
Starring: Robby Benson, Eileen Brennan, Ben Gazzara, ,
Run time: 97 min
IMDb: 7/10
Country: USA
Views: 186101

Synopsis

Storyline:
A sensitive but confused teenager feels pressure on him from all directions and turns to drugs, which causes problems for him in school and at home.
User Reviews: This TV film pushed the envelope concerning teenage drug usage in the era. Even though the dialogue is a bit corny at times, Benson, Gazzara and Brennan still give powerful performances. Still worth viewing! Caution! If you watch it on Amazon Prime, be prepared for a very poor video transfer.

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