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Jonathan rode his bike to the church that held his dead father's body. He walked in and waltzed straight up to his father's coffin, knocked on the new cedar twice and waited. "Nope, still dead." Was all he said before he turned around and strolled out.

This was only the first part of the movie that changed my life. 'On The Edge,' directed by John Carney, and written by both John Carney and Daniel James, is the most heart-warming and life-changing movie that I have ever seen.

Jonathan Breech is a young man who loses his father to alcohol and suffers from severe depression. Even before his father passed, he had never been truly happy with his life.

Growing up in Dublin with his father and older brother, Mikey, was a tough time for Jonathan, with all the drinking that his father did and his brother isolating him from a healthy sibling relationship. After the death of his father, Jonathan gets high off coke, steals a car and his fathers ashes. He then proceeds to drive the car, with him and his fathers ashes, off a cliff, only to survive with nothing more than a broken pinky. I guess u can look at it as a bit of a second chance.
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On the Edge
In Theaters on August 10, 2001

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