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The Ledge (2011)

 -  Drama | Thriller  -  26 May 2011 (Belarus)
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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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A Tentação  »

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Budget:

$10,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

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

Gross:

$5,176 (USA) (8 July 2011)
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Shana says that Gavin was a teacher and Gavin says "Yes". Charlie Hunnam played a PE teacher in Green Street (2005). See more »

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During the title credits in the beginning of the movie, it shows the night till next day morning, but the clock of the church shows steady time 8.55 during entire scene. See more »

Quotes

Gavin Nichols: [after Shana tells Gavin she and Joe are going to a new church that does missionary work in Uganda, that's against smoking, drinking, immodest dress for women and secular music]
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Gavin Nichols: Jesus Christ. Restrings your guitar one day, stops you from playing it the next.
Shana Harris: You're so flippant, aren't you? You have no idea what it's like to lose everything and to try and put it all back together again.
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If you like propaganda you will love this.
16 July 2013 | by See all my reviews

The story was interesting, and not boring. However I felt no connection with any of the characters, or respect for that matter. Except for the two gay guys (which I have nothing in common with) who were the only two sane characters.

I am not a fan of overly propagandized movies. Although I don't mind people/characters having their own opinions, and belief systems when the entire movie is based on demonizing one of them it becomes propaganda and no longer a story.

So the story was interesting and almost good, however throughout the whole movie I felt like a political agenda was being shoved down my throat.


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