Joel from Salford is 13. He has been smoking since he was eight. Filmmaker James Routh delves into Joel\'s world to get behind the shocking image of a child smoker. The film also follows Joel\'s mother as she tries to kick her own habit in a bid to help her son.
Child Chain Smoker explores extreme underage smoking in a distinctive observational style. The film also includes contributions from Joel\'s teachers, friends and family in a bid to understand the circumstances that led him to take up such an addictive drug at such an early age.