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Archie's Final Project (2009)

My Suicide (original title)
Not Rated | | Comedy, Drama | 23 September 2011 (USA)
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A teen coming-of-age romantic dramedy about a media-obsessed geek and the most beautiful and twisted girl in school.

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Gretchen Williams
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Earl
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Mallory
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Carmelo Peters - LCSW
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Indian Psychiatrist
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Mrs. Ellis
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Robert Kurcz ...
Daryl Williams
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Archie Williams is a 17-year old media geek who has suddenly found himself the most talked-about kid in school. He has announced that he's going to kill himself- on camera- for a class project. His classmates, parents, Sierra- the most beautiful girl in school, and a "Shady Bunch" of shrinks, doctors, pill-pushers, and counselors descend on Archie. Some are hoping to save him, some want to imitate him, others try to push him over the brink. Archie films every moment of his high school experience, hiding nothing from his audience: realities of life, death, violence, sex, drugs, and the intense media overload and hypocrisy that bombard all teenagers. Written by Steven Jay Rubin, Executive Producer

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Trivia

Vanessa Lengies turned down the role in The Grudge 2 (2006) to do this film. Teresa Palmer replaced her. See more »

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The folders on the floor of the LCSW's office disappear and reappear between takes. See more »

Quotes

Archibald Holden Buster Williams: How does it feel to be so perfect?
Sierra Silver: You really want to know huh?
Sierra Silver: Feels like shit.
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References Alice in Wonderland (1951) See more »

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She Took A Trip And Left Me All Alone
Written and Performed by Isaiah MacMenami
Courtesy of Isaiah MacMenami
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One of the best films of the year - if it gets distribution...
11 February 2009 | by (Berlin, Germany) – See all my reviews

Just saw "My Suicide" at the Berlin Film Festival, where it was hidden in the "Generation" section for children's and youth-related movies. It is hard to describe the story and visual experience of this movie in just a few lines, so to spare you an extensive review, I'll just say this: "My Suicide" is one of the most powerful, most inventive and most thought-provoking movies in years, constructed in a tour-de-force of virtuoso editing (finishing this movie after principal photography took three years) that will blow the mind of any real film lover on this planet. And it is the most insightful, intelligent movie I have ever seen on the topic of teenage suicide. "My Suicide" is surely not only the best film of the entire festival, but one of the best films of this year - if somebody is daring enough to pick it up and distribute it properly. I pray for all movie freaks out there that somebody does.


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