A police officer looks to talk down a young man lured by his lover's husband to the ledge of a high rise, where he has one hour to contemplate a fateful decision.

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A thriller in which a battle of philosophies between a fundamentalist Christian and an atheist escalates into a lethal battle of wills. Ultimately, as a test of faith, or lack of it, the believer forces the non-believer onto the ledge of a tall building. He then has one hour to make a choice between his own life and someone else's. Without faith in an afterlife, will he be capable of such a sacrifice? Written by Foresight

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One life. One chance. One step.

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Rated R for sexuality, language and some violent content | See all certifications »

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26 May 2011 (Belarus)  »

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$10,000,000 (estimated)

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$5,176 (USA) (8 July 2011)

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$5,176 (USA) (8 July 2011)
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The film's premise is somewhat similar of the Stephen King short story, also called "The Ledge". See more »

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Det. Hollis Lucetti: Yeah, I'm not really sure I even want to do this. But this couple down at the precinct, they've been at me for this for a year now, and I've known them for 15 years, I mean, John and Jane Connelly, they're real good people, but you know, they can't have kids, so he goes, you know, "If I had a child I'd want to be like Hollis", aw shoot, I don't even know why...
Doctor: Mr. Lucetti. Mr. Lucetti.
Det. Hollis Lucetti: I'm sorry, I'm sorry, I'm just so nervous. This ain't my normal routine. You know, in a jar ...
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Do not throw yourself from the building for a girl. Brother you're wrong.
12 September 2013 | by (Sfantu Gheorghe, Covasna, Romania) – See all my reviews

Gavin is on the roof of a building ready to jump and Detective Hollis is sent to the scene to persuade the young man to get off. Between the two starts a conversation that we learn why Gavin wants to commit suicide.The story begins showing us Gavin's work at a hotel and the randomness makes the wife of a neighbor's to find work at the same hotel. Together with his roommate they are invited to dinner by Joe but he makes a remark to Gavin on thought he would be gay. Joe is a Christian but Gavin is an Atheist and after a conversation between them things tend to become an argue. Shana apologize behalf of his husband and after she is invited to have lunch by Gavin repeatedly between them is born an adventure about Joe finds and wants to do right in the way he knows. Meanwhile Hollis has his own family's troubles after discovering that his wife hid a secret for many years. Now Gavin is ready to do anything for Shana to live and no one can make him change his mind.

Mixture between faith desire for revenge and sacrifice are well exposed but some will seem superfluous and do not think it was necessary this kind of subject to narrate a story even though the film catches you from the beginning and keeps you in suspense until final who could have been better and that somehow change the whole movie.


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