Moonlight Sonata is a deeply personal memoir about a deaf boy growing up, his deaf grandfather growing old, and Beethoven the year he was blindsided by deafness and wrote his iconic sonata. Their lives weave a story about what we discover when we push beyond loss.
When apartheid finally collapsed in South Africa, those who had enforced apartheid's rule wanted amnesty for their crimes. Their victims wanted justice. By revealing the past instead of burying it, the Truth and Reconciliation Commission hoped to pave the way to a peaceful future. These Truth and Reconciliation hearings were the genesis of the current movement to use a restorative approach to conflict resolution.
Based on the best-selling pair of memoirs from father and son David and Nic Sheff, Beautiful Boy chronicles the heartbreaking and inspiring experience of survival, relapse, and recovery in a family coping with addiction over many years.