Nick Mercer, a psychotherapist with the Philadelphia Association and former heroin addict, reflects on his experiences and the nature of addiction. His journey is depicted through a simple set of metaphors rather than the gritty realism we associate with documentary images of drug abuse.
Official Selection - Factual Animation Film Fuss 2016 - London
Official Selection - Au Contraire mental health film festival 2016 - Montreal
Made with support from Vice and the Philadelphia Association
Animated and directed by Alex Widdowson
Testimony from Nick Mercer
Score and sound design by Vicky Freund
Alex Widdowson © 2017