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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.

Director:

David Lee Miller

Writers:

Eric J. Adams (screenplay), David Lee Miller (screenplay) | 3 more credits »
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Cast overview, first billed only:
David Carradine ... Vargas
Mariel Hemingway ... Charlotte Silver
Brooke Nevin ... Sierra Silver
Nora Dunn ... Gretchen Williams
Michael Welch ... Earl
Zachary Ray Sherman ... Corey
Vanessa Lengies ... Mallory
Gabriel Sunday ... Archibald Holden Buster Williams
Tony Hale ... Carmelo Peters - LCSW
Joe Mantegna ... Indian Psychiatrist
Sandy Martin ... Mrs. Ellis
Tim Halligan ... Mr. Silver
Steven Anthony Lawrence ... Brainiac
Stephen Sowan ... Stoner
Robert Kurcz Robert Kurcz ... Daryl Williams
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Storyline

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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A self-inflicted comedy. See more »

Genres:

Comedy | Drama

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Not Rated | See all certifications »

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

23 September 2011 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Archie's Final Project See more »

Filming Locations:

California, USA See more »

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Budget:

$2,000,000 (estimated)
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Color

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1.33 : 1
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Trivia

'David Lee Miller' invited by the Vatican and the Pope to attend the historic "Meeting of the Artists with the Holy Father in the Sistine Chapel" in November 2009, as a result of the 4 Giffoni wins. The filmmakers were also invited by Pixar to screen the movie at their Emeryville, CA campus on Sept. 10, 2009. See more »

Goofs

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

Quotes

Archibald Holden Buster Williams: You don't love each other, so how can you possibly love me?
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References Titanic (1997) See more »

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Between America's Great Mountain Ranges
Written by Bryan Schutmaat
Performed by Orphan Theater
Courtesy of Orphan Theater
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Do not miss this great movie.
5 October 2008 | by CowabungaaaSee all my reviews

I just saw this movie earlier tonight at a screening, and I can honestly say that it was an excellent movie. I do hope that it gets a theatrical release. It was very different from any other movie that I have ever seen and I think that's what makes it so interesting and delightful. It is a little dark and has a lot of vulgar language, but that it was makes the movie so realistic and able to relate to. And then again, it is about suicide. Also, the movie has a great message and has a a compelling way to get through to the audience, and more importantly, the youth. Because the youth is what it is mainly targeting towards. Definitely go see it because not a lot of movies like this are out there.


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