Candy

Synopsis: This story is a narration from an Australian man who falls in love with two kinds of Candy: a woman of the same name and heroin. The narrator changes from a smart-aleck to someone trying to find a vein to inject, while Candy changes from an actress, call girl, streetwalker, and then a madwoman. Starting in Sydney, the two eventually end up in Melbourne to go clean, but they fail. This leads them to turn to finding money and heroin, while other posessions and attachments become unimportant.
Genre: Drama, Romance
Director(s): Neil Armfield
Production: ThinkFilm
  6 wins & 17 nominations.
 
IMDB:
7.3
Metacritic:
57
Rotten Tomatoes:
49%
R
Year:
2006
108 min
Website
1,196 Views


When I first met Candy.../ i

Those were like the

days of juice.../ i.

Everything was bountiful... / i

Birds filled the sky .../ i

a great kindness float

through us... / i

Heaven

Here it is.

I'm gonna try it your way this time.

This is just as good this way.

Honestly.

Then why don't you do it?

Schumann,

Why don't I do it?

Dan is a follower, Candy.

Not a leader.

We stick to snorting, keep it simple.

You know...

Dare to be different!

Well I think I'd like to try it in the bath.

well that's different.

Candy?

Candy!

Schumann, fucking help me!

What?? / i

Come here!

Come here!

Babe?

Oh, Christ!

Shit, I think that she took too much.

Babe!

Fucking saline solution or something?

I need saline solution!

What? / i

F*ck it!

Go and get a glass of water...

Put salt in it!

Hurry up!

Come on!

Babe!

Candy! Look at me!

How much salt? / i

I don't know! HEAPS!

Just fucking stir it!

Make sure it's dissolved!

Come here!

Oh baby!??

F*ck!!

I don't think this works man!

What the f*ck's salt gonna do?

Shut up!

F*ck!

Hold her arm!

Hold her fucking arm, man!

Harder!

This will not be.

Here we go ...

No, it's not gonna fucking work!

It's bullshit!!

Shut up!

Call an ambulance.

Here we go.

Candy, look at me.

Candy! Candy!

Candy, Look at me!

Babe ...

Bring her back.

...back.

Enough with the fucking salt.

It was beautiful.

Intense.

The future or the thing that gleamed. / i

The present was so very, very good. / i

I wasn't trying to

wreck Candy's life / i.

I was trying to make mine better. / i

We wanted to share absolutely everything / i.

Especially

the best bits / i.

I want to stay with you

forever.

...and who would'nt! / i

It's us!

It's called "The afternoon of

extravagant delight. "

By Candy Wyatt.

It's beautiful.

I love it!

Casper.

Casper, It's Dan.

Daniel, hang on!, I'm coming in on a win and a prayer!

What?

I'm trying to land

a Jumbo in Dubai.

What?

Casper was like

the dad you always wanted. / i

The one that lets you have lollies and fizzy drinks

he lets you stay up late, / i

and watch movies

late at night. / i

Daniel, how are you?

Casper and I went way back. / i

I love you

Is that right? / i

Yes!

This is George.

A very limited English,

but a very large penis.

Isn't that right, George?

Ok.

Our entire conversation is based on the 1995 "Lonely Planet" guide to Havana

Sit down.

Just good friends.

So, what's on the agenda today?

Not much, we're just wandering around. / i

Um, Could you spare us $50?

Does is ever embarrassed you, Candy?

...His naked desperation!

Nakedness, I can deal with!

Or give us some ecstasy

we can sell for it?

I'm afraid that my days

as a manufacturer of ...

recreational farmaceuticals

has come to an end.

Why's that?

I've been made Associate Professor of

Organic Chemistry.

-Wow! Congratulations.

-Great.

So, suddenly I have a

reputation to uphold.

Well in that case, could we make it a hundred?

We'll pay it back!

Thanks, Cas.

Everything's alright, isn't it?

It's just a cash flow problem.

Only 7 days.

And you, Candy?

Being one that's so new to the path

of the dead!

She is fine.

When you can stop,

people don't want to...

... and when you want to stop,

You can't!

One of life's little riddles!

What Grandma?

Off you go!

Thank you, Casper.

Okay, are you ready?

One, two, three ...

I feel like some confused

Sesame Street character!

Start the car.

My own parents had long since

cut me adrift

The Wyatts, on the other hand,

kept their firm hold on the ropes. / i

Do you want more potatoes?

-It was nice to visit places

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Neil Armfield

Neil Geoffrey Armfield (born 22 April 1955) is a renowned Australian director of theatre, film and opera. more…

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