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Blow

Rating:R (for pervasive drug content and language, some violence and sexuality)
Genre:Drama
Release Date:April 6, 2001
Running time:119 minutes
Cast:Johnny Depp, Penelope Cruz, Rachel Griffiths, Ray Liotta, Franka Potente
Director:Ted Demme
Writer:David McKenna, Nick Casavettes
Distributor:New Line Cinema

Description: Based upon the book, 'Blow: How a Small-Town Boy Made $100 Million with the Medellin Cocaine Cartel and Lost it All' by Bruce Porter, BLOW is the story of George Jung who is currently serving a 15 year sentence. This is the true story of Jung who worked for reputed drug kingpin Carlos Escobar, and is accused of single-handedly importing cocaine into the USA in the 1970's. Jung's rise and fall coincides with the switch from pot to cocaine as the drug of choice among the rich and famous.

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