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Take Your Pills

1h 27m
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In a hypercompetitive world, drugs like Adderall offer students, athletes, coders and others a way to do more -- faster and better. But at what cost?
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Take Your Pills

1h 27m
In a hypercompetitive world, drugs like Adderall offer students, athletes, coders and others a way to do more -- faster and better. But at what cost?
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Eben Britton
Self - Former NFL Player (as Eben)
Dr Wendy Brown
Self - Political Theorist, UC Berke...
Alan Schwarz
Self - Journalist, Author - ADHD Na...
Blue Williams
Self - Artist Management (as Blue)
Dr James Fadiman
Self - Psychedelic Researcher
Ringo Starr
Self (archive footage)
George Harrison
Self (archive footage)
John Lennon
Self (archive footage)
Paul McCartney
Self (archive footage)
Brigid Berlin
Self (archive footage)
William S Burroughs
Self (archive footage)
Allen Ginsberg
Self (archive footage)
Albert Hofmann
Self (archive footage)
Jack Kerouac
Self (archive footage)
Charlie Parker
Self (archive footage)
Edie Sedgwick
Self (archive footage)
Andy Warhol
Self (archive footage)
Frank Zappa
Self (archive footage)
Directed By: Alison Klayman

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agiledood says...
5 years ago
This definitely didn't need to be 90 minutes. The best part for me was the history aspect of ADD/ADHD and amphetamines in general, especially because us adults have a habit of blaming everything on millenials/kids etc when we are the idiots who've created this mess of a society. I suppose the other interesting part was the conversation around the placebo vs adderall study they did where there was no difference between the scores other than the question 'do you feel the stimulant helped with this test?'
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6meian9 says...
one year ago
it looked like an advertisement to me
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moonkodi says...
5 years ago
It was OK. It's a bit of a can of worms.
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Featured User Reviews

5/10  5 years ago
In a way, the documentary in itself, portrays the perfect picture of how fast-paced and erratic the world may seem at times. Its full of colours and clips, and seems to be a little bit all over the place. I found this documentrary to be lacking a certain focus and depth. Maybe the documentary needed More
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7/10  6 months ago
At first I wasn't sure how I felt about this documentary. It was informative and intriguing, and it had me asking questions I'd never thought about before. And I love that.

At the same time, it was very limited in scope and had a general negativity toward stimulants as a treatment for ADHD, which More
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