After the death of his alcoholic father, Jonathan Breech steals his father's ashes from his brother's house. He drives a stolen car off a cliff in order to commit suicide but he survives. After this, he accepts an alternative sentence of three months in therapy in a psychiatric hospital. There, he joins a suicide group under the supervision of Dr. Figure. He befriends a disturbed Rachel Row (who saw her mother dying in an accident) and Toby (who accidentally killed his brother in a car crash). During the treatment, the sarcastic Jonathan changes his behavior and sees the importance of being alive. Written by
Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
A joyride through sex, love, and other activities
Motion Picture Rating
Rated R for language, some disturbing images and sexual content, and for some drug material
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21 September 2001 (Ireland)
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What would you do if you were allowed home for the afternoon?
Get a decent cup of coffee then I'd chop me head off with a chainsaw.
Okay. Uh - uh, just one thing. I wanted to propose something. It's like a pledge between doctor and patient. We nominate a day, like three weeks from now - like New Year's Day - and you mustn't harm yourself until that day. You have to stick to it. What do you think about that?
Yeah, I think it's a fuckin' ridiculous idea.
It's been known to work.
Seven Day Mile
Written by Glen Hansard
, Joe Doyle
(as Joseph Doyle), Colm MacConiomare
(as Colm MacConiomaire),
Published by Perfect Songs Ltd
Performed by The Frames
(P) 1999 ZTT Records Ltd
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