Left on Purpose Poster

Release Date: February 10th, 2017

Not Yet Rated|1 hr 35 min

Plot Summary
An aging anti-war activist decides to take his own life as his last political act.

Director: Justin Schein

Genres: Documentary

Distributors: FilmBuff

Ratings & Reviews

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  • An anguished and compassionate chronicle of Schein and Vishner's relationship. show more

  • By the time Left on Purpose reaches its conclusion, it has delivered a powerful examination of the debilitating effect of clinical depression and raised disturbing questions about the right to take one's own life. show more

  • If you’ve ever wondered just how co-dependent the relationship between filmmaker and subject can be in the course of filming a documentary, Left on Purpose answers that question. And how. show more

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