Joshua Brunstring

That’s what the film is at its very best. Narratively, the film is almost cartoonishly moving. A travelogue through the ebbs and flows of an addicts recovery, save for the few discussions about the importance of Roberts realizing the support he has of his fans, this is a documentary about a fallen man and a recovering addict. Not a mythic pro-wrestler or an iconic pop culture figure. Potent in its discussion of addiction and the trappings one may fall into when dealing with an addiction, Yu’s film is breathlessly heart felt and one of the more humane portraits of this type of illness this writer has ever seen. However, it’s also something a bit more. A touchstone look at how one must properly go about supporting an addict in their recovery, this is a piece of non-fiction cinema that absolutely cannot be missed.

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