Character: Mrs. Wurtzel
Directed by: Erik Skjoldbjærg
Written by: Elizabeth Wurtzel, Frank Deasy, Galt Niederhoffer, Larry Gross
Produced by: Andrea Sperling, Andrew Sugerman, Avi Lerner
Cast Members: Christina Ricci, Jonathan Rhys Meyers, Anne Heche, Jason Biggs
Released date: September 8, 2001 (Canada)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Based on the best selling novel, set in the mid 1980's before the prevalence of anti-depressants, it follows a young working class woman's bout with depression during her first year at Harvard. The film explores this generation's struggle to navigate the effects of divorce, drugs, sex, and an overbearing mother.
• Pledge allegiance. Life’s a drag.
• Based On The New York Times Best-Selling Book!
• Young and depressed in America
• Jessica Lange was mentioned in the “Prozac Nation” book.