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Needle Park Baby

Platzspitzbaby. Switzerland. Feature film. 2020. 100 min. Director: Pierre Monnard.
Subtitles: English.
Age rec. 13+

Platzspitz Park in central Zurich was once known as a haven for heroin addicts. This is where Mia’s mamma, Sandrine, lives. When the decision is made to close the park, Mia gets a chance at a new life. However, when Sandrine falls back into heavy addiction, Mia has to find the strength to stand on her own two feet and break herself out of the destructive relationship with her mother, with some help from her newfound friend: the strong and cool Lola.