For 23 years Donald Goines lived the dark, despair-ridden world of the junkie. It started while he was doing military service in Korea and ended with his murder at the age of 37. He had worked up to a $100 a day habit and out pf the agonizing hell came Dopefiend!
The shocking nightmare of a Black Heroin addict. Trapped in the ghetto, a young man and his girlfriend - both talented good looking, and full of promise are pulled into the living death of the hardcore junkie.