In 90s Irvine Welsh published “Trainspotting“, that soon became a bestseller and was filmed by Danny Boyle.
An anthem of punk subculture, and anarchy portrayed by Ewan McGregor and Jonny Lee Miller following great cast. 20 years later, the story got its continuation in “T2: Trainspotting”. Same characters, 20 years older, and somewhat wiser, facing pretty much same problems and unresolved conflicts.
One of the famous monologues from the first movie intro puts an end to what life film characters have chosen: