MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Down 11,758 this week

We Have Decided Not to Die (2004)

 -  Drama | Short  -  21 July 2006 (USA)
6.3
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 6.3/10 from 184 users  
Reviews: 3 user | 5 critic

Three wordless rituals: birth, between, and rebirth. A woman lies at the bottom of a swimming pool, alone. The camera pans her body. She starts to rise, then sinks; convulsions follow and ... See full summary »

Director:

Writer:

0Check in
0Share...

On Disc

at Amazon

Editors' Spotlight

Leonard Nimoy: 1931-2015

Best known for his work on "Star Trek," actor and director Leonard Nimoy died on Friday in Los Angeles. Read our full story on his varied career, and view our memorial photo gallery.

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 2 titles
created 12 Oct 2011
 
a list of 240 titles
created 30 Dec 2011
 
W
a list of 692 titles
created 28 Nov 2012
 
a list of 78 titles
created 13 Dec 2013
 

Related Items

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: We Have Decided Not to Die (2004)

We Have Decided Not to Die (2004) on IMDb 6.3/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of We Have Decided Not to Die.
4 wins. See more awards »

Photos

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Comedy | Short
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  

Nine oldtimers come upon a young woman stuck in a swamp.

Director: Hans Petter Moland
Stars: Eilif Aasen, Rolf Brandt, Leif Guldbrandsen
Man Down (2015)
Thriller

In a post-apocalyptic America, former U.S. Marine Gabriel Drummer searches desperately for the whereabouts of his son, accompanied by his best friend and a survivor.

Director: Dito Montiel
Stars: Kate Mara, Shia LaBeouf, Jai Courtney
Dance Moms (TV Series 2011)
Reality-TV
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.6/10 X  

Set in Pittsburgh's renowned Abby Lee Dance Company, owned and operated by notoriously demanding and passionate instructor Abby Lee Miller, the series follows children's early steps on the ... See full summary »

Stars: Maddie Ziegler, Abby Lee Miller, Mackenzie Ziegler
Wim: See You Hurry (Video 2011)
Short | Music
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Director: Daniel Askill
Short | Music | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Director: Daniel Askill
Stars: Paul McCartney
Edit

Cast

Cast overview:
Kasia Werstak ...
Ritual 1
Daniel Askill ...
Ritual 2
Jordan Askill ...
Ritual 3
Edit

Storyline

Three wordless rituals: birth, between, and rebirth. A woman lies at the bottom of a swimming pool, alone. The camera pans her body. She starts to rise, then sinks; convulsions follow and then she rises and hovers above the pool. A shirtless man in white pants stands in an asphalt lot, a car visible on either side. Convulsions begin. The cars back up, still facing him and each other. They pause; they race toward him. He leaps. A youth, shirtless and in white shorts, stands in front of a tall building. Doors open, he enters and walks to an elevator. Convulsions strike him as he rides to a top floor, exits the elevator, pauses, and runs toward a window. He crashes through. Written by <jhailey@hotmail.com>

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Taglines:

Three rituals. Three figures. Three modern day journeys of transcendence.

Genres:

Drama | Short

Edit

Details

Official Sites:

Country:

Release Date:

21 July 2006 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Nous avons décidé de ne pas mourir  »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Color:

See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

Part of the omnibus of international short films, "The World According to Shorts." See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Eve Sander summed it up very well, though I was less impressed
10 January 2009 | by (Bradenton, Florida) – See all my reviews

It only seems fair to give credit where credit is due. While I didn't enjoy WE HAVE DECIDED NOT TO DIE, I must admit that Eve Sanders in her IMDb review did a very good job of encapsulating the film. I suggest you read her review in addition to mine, as I don't want to just repeat much of what she said. However, I should point out that while she liked this short Australian film, I didn't--though I could appreciate the work and skill it took to film it. The three segments all represent three stages of life and are carried out without dialog. My problem is that I just didn't find any of it interesting or compelling. Skilled, yes. Compelling, no. By the time this was finished as it played on The Independent Film Channel, I was aching to see what was coming on next.


12 of 15 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
Stunning and Hypnotic! rex-mollison
Discuss We Have Decided Not to Die (2004) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?