High on Crack Street: Lost Lives in Lowell

60 MINS1995R
Rich FarrellMary Ann DeLeoJohn Alpert
Watch the true story behind The Fighter in this riveting and critically acclaimed documentary, which features Christian Bales' character from the blockbuster film. In blue-collar Lowell, Massachusetts, where disappearing industry jobs have produced high unemployment, some residents have turned to crack for relief?only to see their dreams of a better life go up in smoke. HIGH ON CRACK STREET: LOST LIVES IN LOWELL is a harrowing documentary chronicling 18 months in the lives of three crackhouse friends whose addiction has let them to crime and despair.
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