Analysis Of Drugstore Cowboy

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Addiction is one of the hardest difficulties to overcome, yet people often find themselves caught in the world wind of addiction. We all ask the question to what makes a person an addict, or why is it so hard for drug addicts to overcome this problem. However, can we say that getting a hold of drugs is much easier in today’s society, or is it made available to easily. In this day and age, heroine seems to be a major epidemic; furthermore, opiates have been around for centuries. Therefore, people have been battling addiction for as long as opiates have been around. In Drugstore Cowboy, the film takes a look into the life of four people who rob drugstores in order to support
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The character Bob, who is played by Matt Dillon, is the leader of the group. Bob, is the one who calls all the shots; furthermore, he is always looking for his next score. In the open line of the film, it shows how this group maneuvers in robbing drugstores. Nadine, who is played by Heather Graham, creates a diversion. While the other two Dianne, played by Kelly Lynch, and Rick, played by James Le Gros, are able to work off the cues of Nadine. In order for Matt Dillon’s character to rob the pharmacy. It did not take Bob long before him and his crew were out of sight to start using. It just goes to show the lengths that a person with an addiction will go through in order to get…show more content…
In the film, Bob entered himself into a methadone treatment for 21 days, and got a job working in a machine shop. There he runs into a character by the name of Father Murphy, he too was an addict. It just goes to show no matter what our occupations are, addiction can happen to anybody. When Dianne comes to town to visit, she seems to be somewhat in disbelief about his choice to remain sober. The life choice that Bob made was the right choice he made, yet that still did not stop Dianne from gifting him some drugs for old time’s sake. In some case the environment that we subject ourselves to can keep us from completing our goals in
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