The Final Fix – narrated by Ewan McGregor – follows a group of addicts as they undergo an experimental trial to kick their heroin habits.
Is there a way to fix heroin edition without drugs? The answer depends on one fully-filmed trial near Lexington, Kentucky. The Final Fix – narrated by Ewan McGregor – follows a group of addicts as they undergo treatment to help come off the drug. It’s a technique developed by Scottish surgeon Meg Patterson, whose previous patients have included rock stars Eric Clapton, Keith Moon and Boy George, but will it work for this group of drug-dependant Americans.
Double Emmy and double BAFTA award winning director Norman Stone is the principal filmmaker behind this venture, ably partnered by award-winning Tim Neeves and his team at Prospect Arts. “It took two years of our lives,” Stone reflects, “ but looking at the results and the potential to help opiate addicts the world over, I think it was well worth it.” Sentiments echoed by Neeves, as he explained, “It was a real highlight and a privilege to spend time with the people on the front line of the battle against drug addiction.”