A man tries to kill himself in a motel room. As stories about suicide are a common theme among short films, director Jake Honig takes us on a rather unfamiliar path, with a brilliantly executed compact story. Blessed with the presence of a known and accomplished actor like Richard Kind[…]
A heartbroken New Yorker, who can’t even get his suicide letter right, meets a mysterious girl and a sweater-wearing dog who may ultimately save his life.
Even an addict, at the edge of darkness, still has somewhere left to go. Director’s Statement The way I see life after death. I see life as an evolutionary stage, a transition between higher plans. I consider the soul capable of reincarnating into a new body, countless times, depending on[…]
In a highly capitalist society where the suicide rate is soaring, a 19-year-old pregnant girl is losing her willingness to live and decides to use the services of a hotel, the Styx Inn, specialized in assisted suicides. There, she meets a mysterious room service boy.
raw* follows the story of a troubled teen enchained by drug addiction, an ideological movement caught in the fire of extremism, and a family grieving the sudden suicide of a loved one. Seventeen-year-old Jakob Levin, forced to accept responsibility for his criminal behavior, unrepentant and unwilling, is sentenced to work[…]
A gentleman’s suicide attempt takes an unexpected turn when he meets a beggar.
Life: it’s all in your head. A debt collector (Michael Mando) has a nervous breakdown at work on the anniversary of his wife’s suicide (Amber Goldfarb). He is pulled between reality and a hallucinative journey into his subconscious as he desperately searches for a way to break free from his[…]
Two detectives investigate the scene of a suicide. Looks like an open and shut case…but looks can be deceiving. robmneilson.com
When a troubled man on a cliff top contemplates suicide he is interrupted by an unexpected stranger. amanontheedge.com facebook.com/AManOnTheEdge twitter.com/amanontheedgemo
From animated remakes, to superhero adaptations, to long-awaited sequels, and even a poker flick; 2016 should be as good a year as any for movie fans. Picking just five was not an easy task for our staff, but we managed to finally agree on a shortlist of films we are[…]