Based on the way this movie opens, you wouldn’t expect to be watching a movie about heroin addiction, but what you get is something much different. As the story begins to unfold, you realize that Katie (Abbi Jacobson), is a witty control freak who leads a successful, middle-class life, but she is also plagued by […]
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Nova Recovery Center provides you with In-depth movie reviews on the best films about addiction recovery.
Recovery can sometimes feel very lonely, especially if you aren’t part of a sober community. In addition to connecting with other people who are in long-term recovery, sometimes reading books or watching movies about other people’s experiences in recovery can make you feel less alone in the journey.
“Beautiful Boy” is a compelling story about addiction and a family’s struggle to cope. Directed by Felix van Groeningen and based on the best-selling memoirs by David and Nic Sheff, it’s a movie that is heartbreaking to watch, but in the end, it is also a reminder that there’s always hope for recovery.