After the death of his alcoholic father, Jonathan Breech steals his father's ashes from his brother's house. He drives a stolen car off a cliff in order to commit suicide but he survives. After this, he accepts an alternative sentence of three months in therapy in a psychiatric hospital. There, he joins a suicide group under the supervision of Dr. Figure. He befriends a disturbed Rachel Row (who saw her mother dying in an accident) and Toby (who accidentally killed his brother in a car crash). During the treatment, the sarcastic Jonathan changes his behavior and sees the importance of being alive.
Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
A joyride through sex, love, and other activities
Motion Picture Rating
Rated R for language, some disturbing images and sexual content, and for some drug material
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21 September 2001 (Ireland)
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[after Toby has killed himself
You can never really know what was going through a person's mind at that exact moment. If they survive, they'll never tell you. If they succeed, all you can do is spend the rest of your life feeling guilty. You're only concern can be for the people they leave behind. They're the ones to look out for.
References Driving Miss Daisy
Written by Daniel Goffey
, Gaz Coombes
and Michael Quinn
Published by EMI Music Publishing Ltd
Performed by Supergrass
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