Prozac Nation – Filtered

Theatrical Release: March 19, 2005
DVD Release: July 5, 2005
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Synopsis

Elizabeth Wurtzel (Christina Ricci) is a talented writer and recent high school graduate whom earns a scholarship to Harvard University, which she hopes will bring a change in her life to get away from her overbearing and obnoxious mother, and her troubled childhood involving her parent’s divorce and loneliness. But upon arrival, Elizabeth’s problems only begin when she is unable to keep up with her studies, her classes, and balance her free time. She becomes addicted to Prozac, a form of anti-depressants pills, which makes her life even more complicated as she struggles to emotionally and physically get through her first year at college

Dove Review

“Prozac Nation” is about a girl and her life- long struggle with depression and how she attempts to deal with it without meds. When her Psychotherapist prescribes Prozac, she wonders if that is the only answer. There was a lot of drinking and partying going on in this movie, with no consequences shown; therefore this movie will not be approved.

Content Description

Faith: None
Violence: Woman was mugged and beat up.
Sex: Sex implied but not shown.
Language: None.
Violence: Woman was mugged and beat up.
Drugs: Drinking, smoking very popular and common through- out the film.
Nudity: Cleavage.
Other: None.

Info

Company: Miramax Pictures
Producer: R. Paul Miller
Genre: Action
Runtime: 95 min.
Reviewer: Debbie Satala