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MY SUICIDE

USA, 2009 (MIFF 2009, Young Blood)

Director: David Lee Miller

“Unlike anything you have ever seen… A visual stream of consciousness, blending archive footage, YouTube clips, doodles and other effects.” - Screen International

Archie Williams, a disaffected 17-year-old media student, suddenly becomes the most talked-about kid in school when he announces, for a class project, that he intends to kill himself on camera.

Unravelling as Archie's fictional video diary, My Suicide is an indefatigable barrage of imagery, as this modern-day Holden Caulfield films every moment of his high school experience: sex, violence, drugs and the intense media overload and hypocrisy that bombard all teenagers.

A dark teen romantic comedy with a suicide prevention message, My Suicide also features an indie-fueled soundtrack that includes Radiohead and Mark Mothersbaugh from Devo.

Winner of Best Film in this year's Berlin film festival youth section.

D David Lee Miller P David Lee Miller, Todd Traina, Eric J Adams S David Lee Miller, Eric J Adams, Gabriel Sunday WS Red Rover Films TD digibeta/2009

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