Born to Win [DVD] [1971]

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Born to Win
Born to Win is the grimly ironic title of this jet-black comedy about heroin addicts. George Segal plays Jay Jay, an ex-hairdresser who struggles to support his expensive drug habit. To avoid arrest, Jay Jay turns "narc," informing on his fellow junkies. Eventually Jay Jay's sense of self-hatred threatens to overwhelm him. Also released as Born to Lose and Addict, Born to Win was the first American film for Czech director Ivan Passer. ~ Hal Erickson, Rovi

Cast & Crew

  • George Segal
    George Segal - J.
  • Karen Black
    Karen Black - Parm
  • Paula Prentiss
    Paula Prentiss - Veronica
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    Jay Fletcher - Billy Dynamite
  • Hector Elizondo
    Hector Elizondo - The Geek
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