Life on the Ledge


1h 30m 2005

Brief Synopsis

Brian Leib, a thirty-two year old, ritualistic neurotic recluse who lives with his paranoid parents, only leaves his house on Tuesdays to see his psychiatrist. His days are kept as simple as the loaf of bread he makes each morning; the first slice his breakfast, the last slice his dessert - which gi

Film Details

Release Date
2005
Production Company
75 Films
Location
New York City, New York, USA

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 30m

Synopsis

Brian Leib, a thirty-two year old, ritualistic neurotic recluse who lives with his paranoid parents, only leaves his house on Tuesdays to see his psychiatrist. His days are kept as simple as the loaf of bread he makes each morning; the first slice his breakfast, the last slice his dessert - which gives him a "sense of closure for the day." On the verge of jumping he finds a tumor on his neck. Through this new found bad news he gets the strength to talk to Claire, another patient of his psychiatrist's. Claire, a beautiful stripper with a badly stained childhood lets her male guard down and lets Brian in. In order to protect Claire, Brian gets involved with a motley crew of gangsters, faces his fears and gains the will to live.but is it too late?

Film Details

Release Date
2005
Production Company
75 Films
Location
New York City, New York, USA

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 30m

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Miscellaneous Notes

Shown at Tribeca Film Festival April 19-May 1, 2005.