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Speed of Life (1999)

R
94 min | Drama, Thriller

A son is stuck with caring for his Alzheimer victim father, a former professor who can now barely communicate. Depressed and struggling to make ends meet, an old buddy tries to get him to become a pusher. He gets further drawn in by a wild...See moreA son is stuck with caring for his Alzheimer victim father, a former professor who can now barely communicate. Depressed and struggling to make ends meet, an old buddy tries to get him to become a pusher. He gets further drawn in by a wild girl for whom he does procure drugs and gets involved in a wild sexual relationship. All of these factors weigh on the man until the inevitable conclusion is reached. Written by John Sacksteder See less
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Rob Schmidt (as Robert Schmidt)
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Rob Schmidt (as Robert Schmidt)
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$ 350,000
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Release date
Apr 17, 1999 (United States)

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23 cast members
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Anthony Ruivivar
Arturo / Satan Arturo / Satan   See fewer
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Sally Stewart
Eileen Eileen   See fewer
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Cesar Leonardo
Dealer #1 (as Cesar L. Aramburu) Dealer #1 (as Cesar L. Aramburu)   See fewer
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Mtume Gant
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Peggy Gormley
Louise Louise   See fewer
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Matt Servitto
Dr. Wrye Dr. Wrye   See fewer
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Byron West
Mr. Corber Mr. Corber   See fewer
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Kate Rigg
Mean Nurse Mean Nurse   See fewer
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Solomon Cobitt
Soda Man Soda Man   See fewer
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Brenda Denmark
Overworked Nurse (as Brenda Thomas Denmark) Overworked Nurse (as Brenda Thomas Denmark)   See fewer
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Chad L. Coleman
Orderly (as Chad Coleman) Orderly (as Chad Coleman)   See fewer
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Jacinto Taras Riddick
Officer Townsend Officer Townsend   See fewer
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Michael Kaycheck
Officer Ward (as Michael F. Kuzemchak) Officer Ward (as Michael F. Kuzemchak)   See fewer
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Damian Young
Thomas Thomas   See fewer
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Otto Sanchez
Que Pasa Man Que Pasa Man   See fewer
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Thomasina Thomas
Fighting Woman Fighting Woman   See fewer
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Christopher Grossett
Fighting Man Fighting Man   See fewer
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Habib Al-Zid
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Erol Mars
Student (uncredited) Student (uncredited)   See fewer
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5.5 / 10 | 196 votes