At 2:37, someone commits suicide in the school lavatory. The day is told up to that point from the viewpoint of six different students.

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Frank Sweet ...
Marcus
Sam Harris ...
Luke
Charles Baird ...
'Uneven' Steven
Joel Mackenzie ...
Sean
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Sarah
Clementine Mellor ...
Kelly
Sarah Hudson ...
Julz
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Mr. Darcy
Amy Schapel ...
Lacey
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Theo
Chris Olver ...
Tom
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Miriam
Olivia Furlong ...
Rochelle
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A contemporary, ensemble drama telling the complex tale of six high school students whose lives are interwoven with situations that so many of today's youth are faced with. The story takes place during a normal school day. At precisely 2:37 a tragedy will occur, affecting the lives of a group of students and their teachers. As the story unfolds, the individual stories of the six teenagers are revealed, each with its own explosive significance. An unwanted pregnancy unravels a terrible, dark secret; all is not as it appears for the seemingly confident school football hero; an outcast must deal with everyday taunts from his peers; a beautiful young girl battles an eating disorder; a stellar student constantly struggles to win his parents' approval; while another uses drugs to escape from his own demons. Written by Anonymous

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L'adolescence est le moment ou il faut choisir entre vivre et mourir. [The moment in adolescence when one must choose between life and death] See more »

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Drama

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17 August 2006 (Australia)  »

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2:37 - Two Thirty Seven  »

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AUD 1,000,000 (estimated)
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(Western Electric Sound System)| (RCA Sound System)

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1.85 : 1
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According to the audio-commentary, the film was visually inspired by 'Gus van Sant''s, Elephant (2003). See more »

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Sean: People are scared of dying... I'm not...
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End credits start with: Dedicated to my dear friend Kelly Born February 7th - 8:34pm Died September 3rd - 2:37pm See more »

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Gymnopedies No. 1
Written by Erik Satie
Performed by Aldo Ciccolini
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despite some comments, this movie is innovating
25 October 2016 | by (bila do conde, Portugal) – See all my reviews

after watch more than 4000 movies, this one caught my attention.

after Reading the plot, i had a minimum of curiosity.

10 minutes after the beginning there was some movements from the movie, that caught my attention until the end. this is because i normally see only half of a movie, and than the other half the next day.

off course, along the movie you star wondering to whom is going to happen.

when the film is going towards the end, the twists begin.

that's when you pay even more attention, and watch an unpredictable end.

for me, the movie is wheel written, and very well shot.

good directing, good characters. the characters even show almost all type of students in high school.

8/10


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