Wristcutters: A Love Story

Wristcutters: A Love Story (2006)

Genres - Comedy, Comedy Drama, Drama, Fantasy, Romance  |   Sub-Genres - LGBT-Related Film, Ninja Film, Romantic Comedy  |   Release Date - Jan 24, 2006  |   Run Time - 88 min.  |   Countries - United States of America  |   MPAA Rating - R
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Wristcutters: A Love Story is a 2006 American black comedy romance road movie written and directed by Goran Dukić, starring Patrick Fugit, Shea Whigham, and Shannyn Sossamon. Its premise is set in a strange afterlife way-station that has been reserved for people who have committed suicide.

It is based on Etgar Keret's short story "Kneller's Happy Campers". A graphic novel version was titled Pizzeria Kamikaze.

The film was originally intended to be shot on super-16 color infrared film, which was produced specially by Kodak. The color-shifts inherent in using this kind of film were thought to enhance the parallel world feel to the action. In the end, it proved to be too time-consuming and the film was shot using normal filmstock manipulated in post-processing.

The film was produced on an estimated budget of $1 million. Premiered at the 2006 Sundance Film Festival, it was distributed in limited release on October 19, 2007, before being expanded into wide release on November 2, 2007. It was released on DVD on March 25, 2008, courtesy of Lionsgate Home Entertainment. The film received positive reviews and has garnered a cult following.

Movie Info

Budget

$1,000,000

Box Office

$454,026

Tags

2006 Sundance Film Festival, Autocide, Coming Of Age/Teen, Cult, Goran Duki, Grocery Store, Happy Campers, Independent, Journey/Travel, Kodak, Lionsgate Home Entertainment, Love Story, Mind-Bending/Experimental, Missing Pet, Record Player, Suicide, Toast

Attributes

Based On: Kneller's Happy Campers
Filming Location: California, Los Angeles
Subject: suicide

Alternate Titles

Csuklónyiszálók
HU
Dragoste dupa moarte
RO
Kamikaze Pizza
IN
Paixão Suicida
BR, PT
Pasión suicida
AR
Petits suicides entre amis
FR
Picerija Kamikaze
RS
Pizzerija Kamikaze
HR
Sebevrazi - Love Story
CZ
Tamten świat samobójców
PL
Wristcutters - A Love Story
DE
Wristcutters - Una historia de amor
AR
Wristcutters - Una storia d'amore
IT
Wristcutters: A Love Story
AU, CA, IN, GB, US
Zia & Désirée
DE
Самоубийцы: История любви
RU