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A Necessary Death -- "Documentary Filmmaker looking for suicidal individual to follow from first preparation to final act." Cut from 142 video tapes, this project sheds light on the tragedy following the infamous Internet ad.

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Writer:
Daniel Stamm (writer)
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Plot:
"Documentary Filmmaker looking for suicidal individual to follow from first preparation to final act." Cut from 142 video tapes, this project sheds light on the tragedy following the infamous Internet ad. | Add synopsis »
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Cast

  (in credits order)

G.J. Echternkamp ... Gilbert

Matthew Tilley ... Matt

Valerie Hurt ... Valerie

Michael Traynor ... Michael
Konima Parkinson-Jones ... Konima
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Shelley Isaacs ... Grieving Mother
Thomas Moses ... Cliff Bookends

Talmadge Ragan ... Ellen Radel

Pamela Salem ... Matt's Mother

Doris Jung Usui ... Suicidal Wife

Directed by
Daniel Stamm 
 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Daniel Stamm  writer

Produced by
Namee Baijal .... associate producer (as Namarata Tandon)
G.J. Echternkamp .... producer
Brian Udovich .... producer
 
Original Music by
Morgan Kibby 
Jonathan Leahy 
 
Cinematography by
Zoltan Honti 
 
Film Editing by
David Kashevaroff 
Shilpa Sahi 
 
Casting by
Mali Finn 
 
Art Direction by
Thomas S. Hammock 
 
Costume Design by
Marcy Rector 
 
Sound Department
Andy Hay .... sound designer
Andy Hay .... sound re-recording mixer
Andy Hay .... supervising sound editor
 
Casting Department
Deanna Brigidi .... casting associate
David Rapaport .... casting
 
Music Department
Jonathan Leahy .... music supervisor
 
Thanks
Jeff Freilich .... thanks
Jim McBride .... thanks
Michael Marius Pessah .... thanks
 

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Runtime:
Germany:101 min (European Film Market)
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1 out of 3 people found the following review useful.
Thought provoking fantastic., 18 March 2013
Author: sarahmowat0683

I don't want to say much because I really want people to watch it for themselves first. I just have to say I thought this was a fantastic piece of work and whilst a lot of people may say that this is bad taste, I think it's very honest and I respect that.

I'm not easily stunned or speechless but this film is an exception and addresses some very important topics that really need to be discussed more openly in this world. Maybe then, it would be understood much more. I would advise anyone wanting to watch this to help them deal with the topic surrounding this film, that it may not perhaps be ideal for some but may be for others. Everyone comes away with a different opinion .

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