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A real-estate salesman whose addiction to drugs and alcohol is destroying his life, reluctantly enters a detoxification program. Along with his physical recovery, he begins his emotional recuperation when he falls for a fellow patient.
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CastM. Emmet Walsh
DirectorGlenn Gordon Caron
Release Date:  1988
MPAA Rating:  R
DVD Release Date:  Warner Home Video (November 10, 1998)
Runtime:  2hr 4min
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review by . May 14, 2000
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Pros: A story needed telling     Cons: addiction - a crime     Wow! What a powerful film. Clean and Sober , similar to When a Man Loves a Woman , takes you inside the cluttered mind of addiction. Doesn't matter what the addiction is - the mind is always cluttered.      Daryl Poynter is a real estate agent forced to face the Hell that has become his life. Addicted to alcohol, cocaine and gambling, Poynter dips into the company funds to …
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