This movie is a stark portrayal of life among a group of heroin addicts who hang out in Needle Park in New York City. Played against this setting is a low-key love story between Bobby, a young addict and small-time hustler, and Helen, a homeless girl who finds in her relationship with Bobby the stability she craves.

Directing:
  • Jerry Schatzberg

Writing:
  • James Mills
  • Joan Didion
  • John Gregory Dunne

Stars:
Release Date: 1971-07-13
themoviedb icon 6.6/10
  • Country: US
  • Language: English
  • Runtime: 110
  • Budget: $1,645,000