Must see movie about addiction, Beautiful Boy, opens today

07:54 (GMT+2) Fri, 11 Jan 2019

The relentless power of drugs to ruin a youngster’s life is brought to the big screen in the form of the movie Beautiful Boy. The synopsis: Teenager Nicolas Sheff seems to have it all with good grades and being an actor, artist, athlete and editor of the school newspaper. When Nic's addiction to meth threatens to destroy him, his father does whatever he can to save his son and family.

David Sheff is played by Steve Carell and Nic by Timothée Chalamet. It opens at cinemas across South Africa today, watch the trailer right here.