Southerner Frank, estranged from his father Frank over his homosexuality, returns with his niece & lover for the old man’s funeral.
In upstate NY a Protestant minister, teetering between faith & despair because of the death of his son in war & his resulting divorce, becomes radicalize by the suicide of an environmentalist.
On the 1st day of 1st grade Mary’s teacher discovers she is gifted in math, setting off a fight between her uncle raising her & his mother over how to do so–in a normal school as he promised her deceased mother, his sister, or isolated in a school for geniuses.
This the story of events leading up to the depressed reporter Christine Chubbuck shooting herself in 1974 while reporting live on camera at her Florida TV station.
Don’t let Mel Gibson’s past behavior keep you from seeing this amazing film about WWII hero Desmond Doss. Click the image to read my entire review.
Amos Oz tells the story of his boyhood with his troubled parents just before & after the birth of Israel, his depressed but talented mother passing on to him the gift of story telling before her suicide.
A would be-suicide stranded on an island gains a new grip on life when he comes upon a flatulent corpse which he uses in ingenious ways for survival and companionship.
This film noir unfolds right after WW 2 when a disfigured survivor of Auschwitz has plastic surgery, & with a friend, who thinks her German husband betrayed her, searches for him. Not recognizing his wife now, he invites her to pretend to be his wife so he can gain the wife’s large inheritance.
A Rolling Stone reporter spends 5 days with a noted author. His interview is not published, it forms the basis of a book after the writer commits suicide.
A teenaged boy, depressed & under the care of a therapist because his father committed suicide , enlists a fellow patient to drive him to discover why.