viernes, 22 de abril de 2011

The Bridge," an eerie and indelible documentary about suicide, juxtaposes transcendent beauty and personal tragedy as starkly as any film I can recall. Throughout the movie, inspired by “Jumpers,” Tad Friend’s 2003 article in The New Yorker, the Golden Gate Bridge shimmers like a pathway to heaven. Photographed from multiple perspectives, at all times of the day and in all kinds of weather, the bridge looms as an unearthly monument that seems to float in space, especially when ringed with fog through which the spires of San Francisco peek. The Golden Gate, however, is also a legendary point of departure for people determined to end their lives...

Director: Eric Steel
Year 2006
Runtime: 94 min
Genre: Documentary
Sound: Dolby Digital
Rating: R
Language: English
Country: USA