Pain, be gone!

a Kurt Langbein & Stefan Wolner Film

AT 2018 | TV-Documentary | 3Sat
52 minutes


Pain is an important, often life-saving signal of the body, which is experienced by basically every human at some point in his life – but pain can also be hell. By now, scientists are starting to understand the mechanisms behind pain better and better. About very fourth citizen suffers from chronic pain and many of them struggle to find the correct treatment for their pain for years. Pain is also business. In the German-speaking area alone, the cost of treating common back pains are estimated at 70 billion Euros per year.


Director: Stefan Wolner, Kurt Langbein
Script: Elisabeth Tschachler
DOP: Christian Roth
Producer: Kurt Langbein