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Jill Clayburgh plays, as one character calls her, "a pill-popping dingbat" in this film adaptation of television producer Barbara Gordon's autobiographical account of her addiction to prescription drugs. Clayburgh plays Gordon in the film as a successful television documentary filmmaker whose mounting pressures force her to pop a Valium or two for nerves. She then ingests a few more pills after an argument with boyfriend Derek Bauer (Nicol Williamson). And thus begins her slow and steady compulsion to keep taking more and more Valium. Finally realizing her addiction, Gordon makes a disastrous attempt to go cold turkey but fails miserably, finally having to undergo a painful rehabilitation in an institution. ~ Paul Brenner, Rovi


Jill Clayburgh
as Barbara Gordon
Nicol Williamson
as Derek Bauer
Dianne Wiest
as Julie Addison
Joe Pesci
as Roger
Geraldine Page
as Jean Martin
James Sutorius
as Sam Mulligan
Ellen Greene
as Karen Mulligan
Cordis Heard
as Fran
Richard Masur
as Alan Newman
Daniel Stern
as Jim
Dan Hedaya
as Dr. Klein
Kathleen Widdoes
as Dr. Rawlings
John Lithgow
as Mr. Brunner
Andy Goldberg
as Disc Jockey
CCH Pounder
as Anne
Gloria Irizarry
as Patient
Andrew Winner
as Greg
Richard Hamilton
as Joe
Margaret Ladd
as Lara
Wendy Cutler
as Crew Member
Thomas Hill
as Dr. Morgan
Glenn Wilder
Jeffrey DeMunn
as Dr. Roberts
Jordan Derwin
as Doctor
Roger Etienne
as Waiter
Ebbe Roe Smith
as Chet
Charlie Stavola
as Bartender
Gregory Osborne
as Passerby
John Shearin
as Emmy Official
Robert DoQui
as Teddy
Ann Weldon
as Nurse
Anne de Salvo
as Iris
DeVera Marcus
as Therapist
Joseph Maher
as Dr. Kalman
Deborah Foreman
Kasey Connors
as Sound Woman
Toni Kalem
as Debbie
Malcolm Groome
as Talent Coordinator
Lara Cody
as Newscaster
Eleanor Zee
as Emmy Presenter
Lawrence Sellars
Paul Willson
Eddy Donno


Jack Hofsiss
Scott Rudin
David Rabe
David Nicksay
Nancy Dowd
David Rabe
Jan de Bont
Stanley Silverman
Composer (Music Score)
Michael Bradsell
Fred Kolo
Art Director
Edgar J. Scherick
Executive Producer
Ken Aichele
Set Designer
Julie Weiss
Costume Designer
Richard van Dyke
Sound/Sound Designer