Wristcutters: A Love Story


1h 28m 2006

Brief Synopsis

Zia, distraught over breaking up with his girlfriend, decides to end it all. Unfortunately, he discovers there is no real ending, only a run-down afterlife that is strikingly similar to his old one, just a bit worse. Discovering that his ex-girlfriend has also "offed" herself, he sets out on a road

Film Details

Also Known As
Petits suicides entre amis, Wristcutters, A Love Story
MPAA Rating
Release Date
2006
Distribution Company
After Dark Films
Location
Los Angeles, California, USA

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 28m

Synopsis

Zia, distraught over breaking up with his girlfriend, decides to end it all. Unfortunately, he discovers there is no real ending, only a run-down afterlife that is strikingly similar to his old one, just a bit worse. Discovering that his ex-girlfriend has also "offed" herself, he sets out on a road trip, with his Russian rocker friend, to find her. Their journey takes them through an absurd purgatory where they discover that being dead doesn't mean you have to stop livin'.

Crew

Rikk Agnew

Song

Jonathan Alberts

Editor

Jonathan Alberts

Titles

Courtney Andersen

Rotoscope Artist

Matthew Anderson

Stunts

Courtney Andresen

Visual Effects

Lee Ascher

Sound Mixer

Shawn Attias

Production Assistant

Matthew Ballard

Transportation Coordinator

Pooch Behrens

Rotoscope Artist

Sam Behrens

Digital Artist

George Belanger

Song

Charles Arthur Berg

Line Producer

Seth Bernard

Song

Carmen Betancourt

Location Scout

Carla Biggert

Costume Supervisor

Kathleen Brennan

Song

Michael Brodersen

Still Photographer

Michael Brodersen

Post-Production Supervisor

Shay Morgan Brook

Transportation Captain

John Brookbank

Swing Gang

Mandy Brown

Production

Jesse Cairnie

Boom Operator

Lysette Castellanos

Makeup Artist

Vanja Cernjul

Dp/Cinematographer

Vanja Cernjul

Director Of Photography

Jennifer A. Champagne

Compositor

Jennifer A. Champagne

Visual Effects Producer

Joel Champagne

Office Production Assistant

Greg Ciani

Production Assistant

Chris Coen

Producer

Aurelie Comboul

On-Set Dresser

Resa Congdon

Post-Production Accountant

Max Cosc

Production

Ian Curtis

Song

Sylvain D'hautcourt

Photography

Sylvain D'hautcourt

Camera Operator

Nausheen Dadabhoy

Loader

John Daro

Film Lab

Chris Dawson

Visual Effects Supervisor

Michael Delavallade

Production Coordinator

Troy Dewalt

Stunts

Joy Division

Song Performer

Emily Douglas

On-Set Dresser

Andrew Drazek

Visual Effects Coordinator

Goran Dukic

Screenplay

Sam Epstein

Assistant Director

Alejandro Escoto

Assistant Camera

Wilfredo Estrada-carraspuillo

Assistant Camera

Matt Fabian

Grip

Chantal Filson

Driver

Guy Flint

Studio Teacher

Evan Foster

Production

James Fraijo

Driver

Rene Fresquez

Production Assistant

Joshua Fritts

Assistant Camera

Patrick Fugit

Still Photographer

Giolliosa Fuller

Still Photographer

Kelly Gallamore

Electric

Bob Garrigus

Special Effects Technician

Brandon Gonsalves

Swing Gang

Erik Gonzales

Electric

Debbie Gonzalez

Craft Service

Mike Graves

Driver

Kanan Gubins

Driver

Robert Green Hall

Makeup Designer

Melton Headley

Production Assistant

Melanie Hillman

Location Scout

Elizabeth Himelstein

Dialogue Coach

Liz Himmelstein

Dialogue Coach

Peter Hook

Song

Mike Horan

Key Grip

Eugene Hutz

Song

Jenna Hymanson

Production

David Hymer

Craft Service

Forest James

Still Photographer

Laszlo Javor

Song

Anthony Jefferson

Electric

Joseph Jenkins

Special Effects Technician

Rob Johnston

Original Score

Rob Johnston

Music

Gregory R Kautz

Sound

Tatiana Kelly

Producer

Etgar Keret

Source Material

Erica Kim

Electric

King Lanaux

Electric

Sonja Langhorst

Assistant Director

Lisa Lavender

Digital Artist

Mikal P Lazarev

Photography

Mikal P Lazarev

Producer

Mikal P Lazarev

Unit Director

Mikal P Lazarev

Song Performer

Sam Lewis

Song

Mariel Lohninger

Sound Mixer

Jason Lopez

Assistant

Larry Madill

Script Supervisor

Shannon Makhanian

Casting Director

Marlon Mark

Production Coordinator

Debbie Martinez

Makeup Artist

Mandi Maugh

Makeup Artist

Lee Mayeux

Driver

Sabyn Mayfield

Best Boy Grip

Ryan Mccoy

Gaffer

James Mcgearty

Song

Crystal Mcgraw

Production Accountant

Joe Meek

Song Performer

Joe Meek

Song

Sharone Meir

Dp/Cinematographer

Sharone Meir

Director Of Photography

Cynthia Merrill

Foley Artist

Irwin Miller

Assistant Director

Joe Milner

Supervising Sound Editor

Stephen Morris

Song

Beth Multer

Script Supervisor

Dannah Nayblat

Interpreter

Dannah Nayblat

Location Scout

Nick Neutra

Foley Mixer

Dave Newbert

Best Boy Grip

Erica Nicotra

Costume Designer

Julie Ochipinti

Set Decorator

Steve Olsen

Electric

Gram Parsons

Song Performer

Gram Parsons

Song

Todd Perry

Cg Supervisor

Anton Petreccia

Driver

Katie Piel

Casting Assistant

Mary Qin

Animal Trainer

Mary Qin

Production

Lavonne Rae Andrews

Location Scout

Charles Jason Randolph

Props

Caroline Reiter

Location Manager

Deanne Reynolds

Animal Trainer

Sam Rhymes

Props

Georgina Riedel

Production Coordinator

Kara Rittenhouse

Assistant Camera

Jim Roland

Assistant Director

Brad Salonen

Production Assistant

Greg Saraceno

Location Manager

Jonathan Schwartz

Executive Producer

Ari Schwartzman

Electric

Linda Sena

Production Designer

Linda Sena

Location Manager

Linda Sena

Associate Producer

Rezso Seress

Song

Roger Shaide

On-Set Dresser

Del Shannon

Song Performer

Del Shannon

Song

Artie Shaw

Song Performer

Kevin Paul Sheedy

Grip

Adam Sherman

Producer

Sherri Simmons

Special Makeup Effects

Kelley Sims

Post-Production Accountant

Ric Smith

Unit Production Manager

Damien Somerset

Assistant Editor

George Soto

Loader

Alexis Spraic

Assistant Editor

Max Stein

Assistant Editor

Maegan Stewart

Stunts

Nils Allen Stewart

Stunt Coordinator

Sofia Strehlow

Production Assistant

Bernard Sumner

Song

Lon Sunders

Medic

Lord David Sutch

Song Performer

Lord David Sutch

Song

Burke Tackett

Best Boy Electric

Kostas Theodosiou

Colorist

Chris Torres

Stunts

James Troost

Best Boy Electric

James Troost

Gaffer

Ivan Tsang

Apprentice

Robin Urdang

Music Supervisor

Mike Ursetta

Gaffer

Mike Ursetta

Electric

Don Varley

Swing Gang

Dacia Van Veen

Production Assistant

Pete Volanti

Grip

Corey Von Dyke

Location Manager

Tom Waits

Song

Tom Waits

Song Performer

Ralph Walters

Key Grip

Daniel Wang

Song Performer

Daniel Wang

Song

Wang Wei

Assistant Camera

Alexandra Weiss

Camera Assistant

Jim West

Electric

Matthew G Whitted

Best Boy Grip

Rozz Williams

Song

Chapin Wilson

Coproducer

Larry Wines

Security

Peter Wulff

Location Scout

Ryan B Young

Production Assistant

Thomas O'neil Younkman

Sound Effects

Film Details

Also Known As
Petits suicides entre amis, Wristcutters, A Love Story
MPAA Rating
Release Date
2006
Distribution Company
After Dark Films
Location
Los Angeles, California, USA

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 28m

Quotes

Trivia

Miscellaneous Notes

Winner of the Golden Space Needle Award for Best Director at the 2006 Seattle International Film Festival.

Expanded Release in United States November 2, 2007

Limited Release in United States October 19, 2007

Released in United States 2006

Released in United States Fall October 19, 2007

Released in United States January 2006

Released in United States November 2006

Released in United States October 2006

Released in United States October 26, 2007

Released in United States on Video March 25, 2008

Shown at Chicago International Film Festival (World Cinema) October 5-19, 2006.

Shown at Seattle International Film Festival (New American Cinema Competition) May 25-June 18, 2006.

Based on the novella "Kneller's Happy Campers" from the book "The Bus Driver Who Wanted to Be God & Other Stories" written by Etgar Keret; published by Thomas Dunne Books October 12, 2001.

Feature directorial debut for Goran Dukic.

Released in United States 2006 (Shown at Seattle International Film Festival (New American Cinema Competition) May 25-June 18, 2006.)

Released in United States January 2006 (Shown at Sundance Film Festival (Independent Dramatic Competition) January 19-29, 2006.)

Released in United States on Video March 25, 2008

Released in United States October 2006 (Shown at Chicago International Film Festival (World Cinema) October 5-19, 2006.)

Limited Release in United States October 19, 2007

Released in United States Fall October 19, 2007

Released in United States October 26, 2007 (Los Angeles)

Released in United States November 2006 (Shown at AFI/Los Angeles Film Festival (American Directions) November 1-12, 2006.)

Expanded Release in United States November 2, 2007