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The story is about Charlie, a tik-using (methamphetamine) slacker. Charlie along with his two slacker friends journey through the impoverished shacks and the council flats of Hout Bay, in search of their next hit. Elton, Charlie’s honorable and respectable brother is missing. Only after hearing about his brother’s drug trail, does Charlie pieces together the puzzle that leads him to the truth of Elton’s whereabouts and that family is important. “Ongeriewe” is an authentic and gritty take on the grim reality of drug use when young people feel disempowered. It hits home that drugs offer no glamorous escapism.