• Left on Purpose (2017)

Left on Purpose

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

Ratings & Reviews

  • 80
    Serena DonadoniVillage Voice

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

  • 75
    Roger MooreMovie Nation

    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

  • 80
    Frank ScheckThe Hollywood Reporter

    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

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