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Broken Vessels

Rating:R (for strong and continuous drug use, language, sexuality and violence)
Genre:Drama
Release Date:January 1, 1998
Running time:90 minutes
Cast:Todd Field, Susan Traylor, Jason London, James Hong, Roxana Zal
Director:Scott Ziehl
Producer:Roxana Zal, Scott Ziehl
Writer:David Baer, John McMahon
Distributor:Zeitgeist Films

Description: A young Pennsylvania man (Jason London) moves to New York to begin work for an ambulance service. There he is teamed with a supremely confident vet (Todd Field) who seemingly has gone through a large number of partners. Initially the novice is awed by the more experienced man's capabilities to deal with the high pressure situations they encounter. However, gradually he discovers that all is not as it seems. While the vet is ice on the surface, he actually gets through the ordeals by heavy drug use and avoids commitments. Soon the younger man finds himself pulled into the same world and has to decide what direction he wants to take.

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