Prozac Nation
NR 2000 95 minutes Facebook

Synopsis

When talented young writer Elizabeth Wurtzel earns a scholarship to Harvard, she sees it as her chance to escape the pressures of her working-class background and concentrate on her true talent. But what starts out so promising leads to self-destructive behavior and paralyzing depression that reflects an entire generation's struggle to navigate the effects of divorce, drugs, sex, and high expectations.

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Prozac Nation - It's Just Sex

Prozac Nation - It's Just Sex

There's only one way to celebrate losing your virginityâ€_ throw a massive party and invite all your friends. In this scene: Elizabeth (Christina Ricci), Ruby (Michelle Williams), Noah (Jonathan Rhys Meyers)

Prozac Nation - Things Fall Apart

Prozac Nation - Things Fall Apart

Elizabeth's day couldn't get any worse until Ruby confronts her about having sex with her boyfriend and the undeniable fact that depression is slowly setting in. In this scene: Dr. Sterling (Anne Heche), Elizabeth (Christina Ricci), Dr. Isaacs (Charles Siegel), Elizabeth at 12 (Zoe Miller), Ruby (Michelle Williams), Sam (Jesse Moss)

Prozac Nation - I Can't Help Myself

Prozac Nation - I Can't Help Myself

Elizabeth can't seem to keep her emotions in check when it comes to Rafe. In this scene: Elizabeth (Christina Ricci), Rafe (Jason Biggs), Ruby (Michelle Williams), Dr. Sterling (Anne Heche)

Prozac Nation - Break Up To Break Down

Prozac Nation - Break Up To Break Down

Breaking up is hard to do but even harder for Elizabeth when Rafe tells her exactly what he wants. Unable to deal with the aftermath Elizabeth turns to Dr. Sterling for answers. In this scene: Rafe (Jason Biggs), Elizabeth (Christina Ricci), Dr. Sterling (Anne Heche)

Prozac Nation - MDMA

Prozac Nation - MDMA

Noah doesn't need to do much convincing to get Elizabeth to try ecstasy for the first time. In this scene: Elizabeth (Christina Ricci), Noah (Jonathan Rhys Meyers), Rafe (Jason Biggs)

Prozac Nation - Doubt

Prozac Nation - Doubt

Elizabeth expresses her doubts about attending Harvard which upset her mom and upon seeing how hurt she is Elizabeth is quick to say anything to make her happy again. In this scene: Mrs. Wurtzel (Jessica Lange), Elizabeth (Christina Ricci)

Prozac Nation - Worst Behavior

Prozac Nation - Worst Behavior

Elizabeth apologizes to Ruby for her previous actions but as the conversation progresses it turns out all she wants is someone who understands her pain. In this scene: Ruby (Michelle Williams), Elizabeth (Christina Ricci)

Prozac Nation - Real Love

Prozac Nation - Real Love

Unable to reach Rafe, Elizabeth takes her anger out on Ruby, questioning if she really knows what love is. In this scene: Ruby (Michelle Williams), Elizabeth (Christina Ricci)

Prozac Nation - Deadbeat Dad

Prozac Nation - Deadbeat Dad

A celebratory call from Elizabeth's father causes more harm than good between mother and daughter. In this scene: Elizabeth (Christina Ricci), Donald (Nicholas Campbell), Mrs. Wurtzel (Jessica Lange)

Prozac Nation - Find Yourself

Prozac Nation - Find Yourself

It seems as if Elizabeth has found her kindred spirit in new roommate Ruby. In this scene: Ruby (Michelle Williams), Elizabeth (Christina Ricci)

Now Playing: Prozac Nation - It's Just Sex
Starring: Christina Ricci, Michelle Williams, Jonathan Rhys Meyers

There's only one way to celebrate losing your virginityâ€_ throw a massive party and invite all your friends. In this scene: Elizabeth (Christina Ricci), Ruby (Michelle Williams), Noah (Jonathan Rhys Meyers)