Acts of Worship [DVD] [2000]

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Overview

Special Features

  • The making of featurette, "Caught in the Act"
  • Interview with director, "Contact High"
  • Music video: "Misery" written by Tom Cote, performed by Cote Cote
  • Shot, edited and directed by Rosemary Rodriguez
  • Closed Captioned

Synopsis

Acts of Worship
One woman's inability to conquer her appetite for drugs proves dangerous not only for herself but for those around her in this streetwise drama. Alix (Ana Reeder) is a woman living in New York who is fighting a losing battle with heroin and cocaine addiction. Her boyfriend Mark (Christopher Kadish) has grown tired of her dependence problems and forces her to move out of his apartment. With nowhere to go, Alix must fend for herself on the streets, and she supports her habit by stealing. Mark eventually takes pity on Alix and allows her to come back, but she soon overdoses on heroin, and a nervous Mark drags her comatose body out of his flat and into a nearby alley. Digna (Michael Hyatt), a photographer who has had her own problems with addiction, finds Alix and takes her in over the objections of her boyfriend, Anthony (Nestor Rodriguez). Digna tries to help Alix clean up, but Alix is unable to stay on the wagon, and when she falls back into the cycle of addiction, Digna soon follows her. Acts of Worship, the first feature from writer and director Rosemary Rodriguez, was screened at the 2001 Sundance Film Festival. ~ Mark Deming, Rovi

Cast & Crew

  • Ana Reeder
    Ana Reeder - Alix
  • Michael Hyatt
    Michael Hyatt - Digna
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    Christopher Kadish - Mark
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    Nestor Rodriguez - Anthony
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