Clean and Sober

Clean and Sober

Director: Glenn Gordon Caron Cast: Michael Keaton, Kathy Baker, Morgan Freeman

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The directorial debut of Glenn Gordon Caron, the creator of the television series Moonlighting (1985-89), this intense, gritty drama was received as one of the best-ever cinematic treatments of substance abuse. Michael Keaton stars as Daryl Poynter, a hustling, successful Philadelphia real estate agent who has become addicted to cocaine. He's already got problems, including nearly a $100,000 embezzled from his employer and lost on the stock market, when he wakes up one morning with a young woman dead in his bed from a coke overdose. His company is asking questions about the missing funds, and the dead girl's father is plastering his neighborhood with posters accusing Daryl of being a murderer, so he decides to hide out in an anonymous drug treatment program. There, however, Daryl runs into tough-minded counselor and former addict Craig (Morgan Freeman), who has heard all of Daryl's lies and tricks before. Daryl also finds romance with an abused fellow addict, Charlie Standers (Kathy Baker), and understanding with his Alcoholics Anonymous sponsor (M. Emmet Walsh).

Product Details

Release Date: 11/10/1998
UPC: 0085391182429
Original Release: 1988
Rating: R
Source: Warner Home Video
Region Code: 1
Sound: [Dolby Digital, stereo]
Time: 2:04:00

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Michael Keaton Daryl Poynter
Kathy Baker Charlie Standers
Morgan Freeman Craig
M. Emmet Walsh Richard Dirks
Brian Benben Martin Laux
Tate Donovan Donald Towle
Luca Bercovici Lenny
Henry Judd Baker Xavier
Claudia Christian Iris
J. David Krassner Tiller
Dakin Matthews Bob
Mary Catherine Martin Cheryl Ann
Glenn Daniels Actor
Marion Dougherty Actor
Pamela Dunlap Jane
Serina Robinson Karen Peluso
Pat Quinn June
Terri Hanauer Admissions Counsellor
David A. Kimball Doctor
Veronica Redd Head Nurse in Detox
Sharon Medearis Nurse
Nick Savage Gary "Ike Turner"
Sandra Foster Xavier's Girlfriend
Leslie Neale Sheila
Anne Kerry Ford Debbie Laux
Ben Piazza Kramer
Michael Francis Clarke Board Executive
Doug MacHugh Board Executive
Claudia Robinson Cleaning Lady
Harley Jane Kozak Ralston Receptionist
Rachel Ryan Karen Peluso
Al Pugliese Detective
Stephanie Menuez Ticket Agent
Michael Leopard Steel-Mill Foreman
Douglas Roberts Mark
Jean Nash Rita

Technical Credits
Glenn Gordon Caron Director,Screenwriter
Archie Bell Songwriter
Deborah Blum Co-producer
Robert Latham Brown Production Designer
Billy Buttier Songwriter
Tod Carroll Associate Producer,Screenwriter
Richard Chew Editor
Gretchen Christopher Songwriter
Jay Daniel Co-producer
Glenn Daniels Casting
Marion Dougherty Casting
Barbara Ellis Songwriter
Robert Feldman Songwriter
Tony Ganz Co-producer
Gerald Goldstein Songwriter
Richard Gottehrer Songwriter
Brian Grazer Producer
Carmela Guida Songwriter
Frank Guida Songwriter
Ron Howard Executive Producer
Chris Howell Stunts
Ronald Judkins Sound/Sound Designer
Jan Kiesser Cinematographer
Barbara Lewis Songwriter
Van Morrison Songwriter
Eric Orbom Art Director
Greg Papalia Set Decoration/Design
Donald J. Remacle Set Decoration/Design
Joseph Royster Songwriter
Joel Schiller Production Designer
James Simons Asst. Director
Gary Troxel Songwriter
Robert Turturice Costumes/Costume Designer
Gabriel Yared Score Composer

Scene Index

Side #1 --
0. Jump to a Scene
1. Credits; Watching Headlights. [2:16]
2. Messy Morning After. [3:32]
3. No Longer Manageable. [1:50]
4. The Brush-Off. [2:20]
5. A Safe Place. [4:02]
6. Explosions. [4:03]
7. Craig and Donald. [5:51]
8. Phone Tag. [4:46]
9. Outta Here. [1:45]
10. Office Rampage. [2:25]
11. Money From Mom. [4:49]
12. AA Meeting; Sponsor Search. [5:27]
13. Bad News. [2:44]
14. "You Gotta Know You Got a Problem." [2:06]
15. Family Group. [2:45]
16. Murderer's Leave. [2:03]
17. The Right Wrong Number. [1:56]
18. Addicts Lunch. [3:32]
19. Goodbye, Iris. [4:06]
20. The Party (My Boyfriend's Back, If You Wanna Be Happy). [5:47]
21. Slow Dancing (Since I Fell for You). [3:46]
22. Homecoming. [5:38]
23. Dinner at Charlie's. [6:33]
24. At the Movies. [3:35]
25. Dinner at Daryl's. [2:41]
26. The Script Won't Work. [6:00]
27. Owning Up. [6:27]
28. Charlie Consoles Daryl. [2:49]
29. Happy Sewer Rats. [1:59]
30. Three Needy People. [4:08]
31. An Accident. [2:33]
32. Nobody Else. [1:50]
33. "I Got This Chip." [3:36]
34. End Credits. [4:05]

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