Born to Win

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Born to Win ★★½ Addict 1971 (R)

A New York hairdresser with an expensive drug habit struggles through life in this well-made comedy drama. Excellent acting from fine cast, and interestingly photographed. Not well received when first released, but worth a look. 90m/C VHS, DVD . George Segal, Karen Black, Paula Prentiss, Hector Elizondo, Robert De Niro, Jay Fletcher; D: Ivan Passer; W: Ivan Passer, David Scott Milton; C: Jack Priestley; M: William S. Fisher.