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Dancing through life, even if life hurts. This is the subtext of a documentary in which we portray elderly people that experience the joy of life by dancing. Life has been hard on those people. Dancing seems to give them a silent language that allows them to share and overcome grief without words.


The first generation of heroin addicts in The Netherlands is always portrayed as a problem for society and for themselves. Although only few survivors still remain, their stories were hardly ever told from their own perspective. We will show who they are, what their dreams were, how their lives took its turn, and how their struggle to survive harmed their friendships, their need for love, and their self-esteem.