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"Suicide Room" and The Trevor Project

YYW
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7/25/2012 10:30:53 PM
Posted: 4 years ago
That French cinematography is generally underrated notwithstanding, the movie "Suicide Room" was at once the rawest and most provocative movie I have ever seen that was created expressly to make a point about society. I won't ruin the plot for any who would wish to watch it, but I will note that the IMDB summery doesn't do the movie or its characters justice.

The thing I found most compelling about it was how brilliantly it confronted LGBT adolescent issues. At times there are moments where perhaps the relationship between the protagonist and what amounts to his -sort of- romantic pursuit is a bit too overdone (you'll see it about a third of the way through the movie), but the most haunting lines of the entire movie are delivered in the same way. So, in that sense, not only is it interesting from a technical perspective, but it makes ample use of the mediums of communication that many teenagers and young adults do now.

Though it may be hard to not ruin the plot implicitly without talking about The Trevor Project, the ending of the movie gives way to begin an excellent discussion of the issues the movie confronts throughout. This is a dark movie, perhaps too dark for someone under the age of 14 or 15, but -for what it is- it is done very well.

And, it's available on Netflix.

All in all I think a fair rating is 4/5 stars. I highly recommend it.

Suicide Room, IMDB
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8/1/2012 10:52:23 PM
Posted: 4 years ago
This is such a popular thread right now.
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8/20/2012 8:48:58 PM
Posted: 4 years ago
Bump. Where would I get this?
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3/26/2014 8:30:30 PM
Posted: 2 years ago
At 7/25/2012 10:30:53 PM, YYW wrote:
That French cinematography is generally underrated notwithstanding, the movie "Suicide Room" was at once the rawest and most provocative movie I have ever seen that was created expressly to make a point about society. I won't ruin the plot for any who would wish to watch it, but I will note that the IMDB summery doesn't do the movie or its characters justice.

The thing I found most compelling about it was how brilliantly it confronted LGBT adolescent issues. At times there are moments where perhaps the relationship between the protagonist and what amounts to his -sort of- romantic pursuit is a bit too overdone (you'll see it about a third of the way through the movie), but the most haunting lines of the entire movie are delivered in the same way. So, in that sense, not only is it interesting from a technical perspective, but it makes ample use of the mediums of communication that many teenagers and young adults do now.

Though it may be hard to not ruin the plot implicitly without talking about The Trevor Project, the ending of the movie gives way to begin an excellent discussion of the issues the movie confronts throughout. This is a dark movie, perhaps too dark for someone under the age of 14 or 15, but -for what it is- it is done very well.

And, it's available on Netflix.

It is not currently. At least, not on live streaming.
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3/26/2014 8:37:07 PM
Posted: 2 years ago
At 3/26/2014 8:30:30 PM, Eitan_Zohar wrote:
At 7/25/2012 10:30:53 PM, YYW wrote:
That French cinematography is generally underrated notwithstanding, the movie "Suicide Room" was at once the rawest and most provocative movie I have ever seen that was created expressly to make a point about society. I won't ruin the plot for any who would wish to watch it, but I will note that the IMDB summery doesn't do the movie or its characters justice.

The thing I found most compelling about it was how brilliantly it confronted LGBT adolescent issues. At times there are moments where perhaps the relationship between the protagonist and what amounts to his -sort of- romantic pursuit is a bit too overdone (you'll see it about a third of the way through the movie), but the most haunting lines of the entire movie are delivered in the same way. So, in that sense, not only is it interesting from a technical perspective, but it makes ample use of the mediums of communication that many teenagers and young adults do now.

Though it may be hard to not ruin the plot implicitly without talking about The Trevor Project, the ending of the movie gives way to begin an excellent discussion of the issues the movie confronts throughout. This is a dark movie, perhaps too dark for someone under the age of 14 or 15, but -for what it is- it is done very well.

And, it's available on Netflix.

It is not currently. At least, not on live streaming.

It was when I posted this link. It's gone now, though.

I'm sure if you really wanted to watch it, you could find it online somewhere.
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4/13/2014 8:07:12 PM
Posted: 2 years ago
At 8/20/2012 8:48:58 PM, MouthWash wrote:
Bump. Where would I get this?

I believe there is also a full version on YouTube if you want to try that. Great movie.
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4/13/2014 9:09:51 PM
Posted: 2 years ago
Wow, 3 bumps.
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: The difference is that the gay movement is currently pushing their will on Churches, as shown in the link to gay marriage in Denmark. Meanwhile, the Inquisition ended several centuries ago.
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4/14/2014 11:52:15 AM
Posted: 2 years ago
At 4/13/2014 8:07:12 PM, OliveJuice wrote:
At 8/20/2012 8:48:58 PM, MouthWash wrote:
Bump. Where would I get this?

I believe there is also a full version on YouTube if you want to try that. Great movie.

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4/14/2014 9:31:11 PM
Posted: 2 years ago
At 4/14/2014 11:52:15 AM, Crescendo wrote:
At 4/13/2014 8:07:12 PM, OliveJuice wrote:
At 8/20/2012 8:48:58 PM, MouthWash wrote:
Bump. Where would I get this?

I believe there is also a full version on YouTube if you want to try that. Great movie.

All hail the Necroposter!

Lol, 4am boredom tends to do that.
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