The Yangtze River Bridge in Nanjing is one of the most famous bridges in China. It is also the most popular place in the world to commit suicide. For the past 11 years Chen Si has been patrolling this bridge, looking to provide aid for those who've gone there to end their lives. Incredibly, he has saved over 300 people since he began - nearly one every two weeks.
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The idea for the film came after Co-Director Jordan Horowitz read a small article about Chen Si in the New York Times. Since he knew nothing about filming in China, he asked long time collaborator, Frank Ferendo to join him and Co-Direct the film. See more