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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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Budget:

$10,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

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

Gross:

$5,176 (USA) (8 July 2011)
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The apartment number shown in the film, "212" is a reference to the birthday, February 12th, of Charles Darwin, who is the great-great-grandfather of the film's writer & director, Matthew Chapman. 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 »

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Gavin Nichols: Love the Sinner, hate the sin?
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Wow, lots to think about here.
26 July 2011 | by (Cincinnati, Ohio) – See all my reviews

I just saw this movie tonight and really enjoyed it. The plot is gripping, full of pathos, and well executed. I thought the acting was excellent and the dialogue thought provoking. Charlie Hunnam and Liv Tyler delivered outstanding performances. I felt like I've met all these people in other guise in my life, and they were all very human.

Unlike most modern cinema, rather than skirting the big issues of philosophy and meaning this movie tackles the hard questions head on. It was very refreshing to see how these ideas interacted with the characters and their motivations. I really don't want to give it away. Go see it, make your own decision.


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