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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.

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David Lee Miller

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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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Language:

English

Release Date:

23 September 2011 (USA) See more »

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Untitled David Lee Miller Project See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$2,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$3,657, 25 September 2011

Gross USA:

$17,282

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$17,282
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'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 »

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Sierra Silver: Go play, no consequences.
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A true indie with a broad appeal
11 February 2009 | by EnvyYouProductionsSee all my reviews

I can only agree with the other comments. MY SUICIDE is a true find, and will hopefully make its way into international cinemas. Despite the fine cast, including established thesps like Joe Mantegna, Mariel Hemingway and David Carradine, it is a true independent film with a small budget, but skillfully done, and spiced with such a sharp sense of humour, a lot of energy, heart and food for thought. It doesn't play dumb for the audience, but stays easily accessible throughout without ever becoming trivial. Main actor / co-writer / co-editor / producer Gabriel Sunday (here wrongfully credited with the role Holden, rather than Archie) shows so much talent that you can almost turn envious. There'll be more to see of him in the future for sure! The wicked editing and compositing, the multi-format footage, and the congenial animation add-ons never feel contrived, but spice the film with a young look that will hit the youthful viewers especially. You can watch MY SUICIDE just for entertainment (even after the laughable scenes get replaced by the more serious themes), you can watch it for pointers and understanding - your own troubles, your friends' or your kid's. But you should watch it nonetheless! Just hope you'll get the chance. Fingers crossed this film will get the publicity it deserves!


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