Alexander 'Sasha' Shulgin is the scientist behind more than 200 psychedelic compounds including MDMA, more commonly known as Ecstasy. Considered to be one of the greatest chemists of the Twentieth Century, Sasha's vast array of discoveries has had a profound impact in the field of psychedelic research. This movie delves into the lifework of Dr. Shulgin and scientists alike, exploring the world of these scientists, their findings and motivations, their ideas, and their beliefs as to how research in this particular field can aid in unlocking the complexities of the mind. Dr.Shulgin is not only a genius scientist, he's a rebel, a comedian, a living legend, a walking experiment lab! He simply is Doc Ecstasy!
Alexander Shulgin, Ann Shulgin, David Nichols, William Fantegrossi, Roland Griffiths