“The Drugs Work” is a film about young adults in São Paulo weathering substance dabbling and trying to manage their lives.
Production title: “The Drugs Work”
Writer/Producer: Hugo Lunny
Format: Feature film
Synopsis: A group of young adults in São Paulo, Brazil, explore the wild and unpredictable world of drugs.
At first it’s all fun and games as they experiment with different substances and push the limits of their own experiences. But as they delve deeper into this dangerous lifestyle they begin to lose control and find themselves trapped in a world of paranoia and despair.
The story follows three friends: Camila, a charismatic young woman who leads the group with her daring attitude and devil-may-care attitude; João, a shy and reserved young man who becomes increasingly dependent on drugs to escape his problems; and Rafael, a thrill-seeker who craves the rush of danger and excitement that comes with their lifestyle.
As the group devolve out of control, they become involved in dangerous situations that threaten to destroy their lives and the lives of those around them. From intense drug trips to violent confrontations, they navigate their way through a world that is both seductive and deadly. In the end, they must confront the reality of their choices and decide whether to continue down this dark path or try to find a way out before it’s too late.
Logline: A group of young adults engage in a dangerous game of experimentation, leading to unexpected consequences and a struggle for survival.
Tagline: Avoid the comedown.
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