The documentary Pain and Pills aims to break the taboos and great silence surrounding the growing epidemic of pain and drug addiction, make the shame and loneliness of sufferers and addicts palpable, and explore what the causes and solutions are. A film about the hidden world of chronic pain sufferers and drug addicts where a complex game between patients, practitioners, providers and insurers proliferates under the radar of healthcare.

Direction, research, screenplay: Marjoleine Boonstra
Research and screenplay: Lies Janssen

Producer: Submarine

Foto: Arno Nollen Copyright: Cornelis Slangen