OLTL And Narcos Alum Florencia Lozano Discusses Heartbreaking New Film “Life After You” About Drug Overdose – WATCHBy Delaina Dixon | April 4, 2022 | Entertainment
One Life To Live and Narcos alum Florencia Lozano stars in the new indie film Life After You. The film centers around a suburban family’s struggle with the death of their 19-year-old son, following an overdose of heroin that was laced with fentanyl.
Inspired by the book, Life After You: What Your Death From Drugs Leaves Behind, the movie explores the questions of who and what is responsible for this tragedy and follows their journey to answer these questions as the family unravels from grief, guilt and anger. Lozano co-wrote the script with Sarah T. Schwab to shine a light on the opioid crisis that is on the rise in our country and killing so many individuals.
In our chat, Lozano shares why she wanted to do the film, and why it’s so important for parents to know how easy it is for kids to succumb to this situation. In 2019, nearly 50,000 people in the U.S. died from opioid-involved overdoses. The misuse of and addiction to opioids—including prescription pain relievers, heroin, and synthetic opioids such as fentanyl—is a serious national crisis that affects public health as well as social and economic welfare. Life After You will hopefully spark a much-needed dialogue among parents, teenagers, and officials who are in a position to make a difference.
Watch our Divalicious interview below. Catch Life After You beginning April 5 on Pay-Per-View, Video On Demand and other major platforms.