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Wristcutters – A Love Story (2006)Wristcutters – A Love Story (2006)

Wristcutters – A Love Story (2006)

Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance

7.9

movie

United Kingdom, United States of America

English, Russian

Dark, Grown-up Comedy, Original

2006

Goran Dukić

Abraham Benrubi, Adam Gifford, Amy Seimetz

88 min

Synopsis

Zia, distraught over breaking up with his girlfriend, decides to end it all. Unfortunately, he discovers that there is no real ending, only a run-down afterlife that is strikingly similar to his old one, just a bit worse. Discovering that his ex-girlfriend has also "offed" herself, he sets out on a road trip, with his Russian rocker friend, to find her. Their journey takes them through an absurd purgatory where they discover that being dead doesn't mean you have to stop livin'!

Our Take

7.9
Chandra

A dark and existential comedy, Wristcutters: A Love Story follows Zia (Patrick Fugit), a young man who commits suicide, only to find himself in a bleak afterlife filled with other suicide victims. He discovers that his former partner has just joined him in this dreary realm and sets out to find her. From there, the film transitions into a macabre road-trip film as Zia and several acquaintances strike out in a beat-up old car in the name of love and redemption. Based on a short story by award-winning Israeli writer Etgar Karet, Wristcutters is a stunningly original film that will haunt viewers forever.

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