is two stories about addiction. Teenage girls obsessed with chat rooms and senior citizens on hard drugs.
, Saskia is tormented at school and only finds comfort in violent videogames. Sanne writes poetry about her loneliness on the web. Samantha, a rape victim, gives other rape victims advice. The three girls cannot live without chat rooms. The computer is their daily food
. They have submerged themselves in a virtual world that has become more important than the ordinary one.
In There Goes My Heart
, we enter the first home for elderly drug addicts in the Netherlands. These four men and three women have done hard drugs for over 40 years. The home porvides them with a room and free drugs. Each addict has lost something significant: the love of their life, contact with friends and family but mainly, they've lost touch with their own feelings. This story portrays their helpless attachment to the illusion that one day their lives will improve.
Honigmann is one of the most brilliant documentarians working today. --Film Forum, New York
Honigmann is known as a maverick artist not afraid to tackle taboo subjects. --Variety