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Left on Purpose (2017)

Left on Purpose (2017)

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A documentary about the friendship between an aging antiwar activist who decides that he wants to take his own life and the filmmaker who struggles to tell the story.

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Tickets can't come with enough steel wool.

February 9, 2017 | Full Review…

An anguished and compassionate chronicle ...

February 7, 2017 | Full Review…

The ending will gut you, but there are laughs along the way.

June 14, 2016 | Full Review…

What makes the film... as ironically entertaining as it is tragic is its charismatic subject, who is articulate and fascinating even while spiraling downward emotionally.

June 14, 2016 | Full Review…

Heartbreaking and intimate, but unfocused and lacking in scope.

February 10, 2017 | Rating: 6/10 | Full Review…

Did the retreat of the 60s radicalization ultimately lead to Mayer Vishner's suicide? Depression was also a factor as this deeply moving film indicates.

February 8, 2017 | Full Review…

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