“My Beautiful Boy” by Felix Van Groeningen
Released February 6, 2019. For David Sheff, the life of his son, Nicolas, a young man who was buzzing, athletic, quick-witted and cultivated, was already well established: when he was 18, Nic was promised a prestigious university career. But David’s world collapsed when he realized that Nic started touching drugs in secret when he was 12. From an occasional user, Nic has become addicted to heroin and nothing seems possible to get him out of his addiction.
Realizing that his son had become a complete stranger over time, David decided to do everything to save him. Confronting his own limits but also those of his family.
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