The Girl on the Bridge (2020)

The Girl on the Bridge (2020)

The Girl on the Bridge (2020)

22-year-old suicide survivor and mental health advocate Jazz Thornton tells her and her lost friend's Jess's story in this documentary portrait from award-winning New Zealand filmmaker Leanne Pooley (Topp Twins: Untouchable Girls).

2020Rating: R15, Deals with suicide, sexual abuse themes and self-harm reference92 minsNew Zealand
Documentary
Director:
Leanne Pooley ('Beyond the Edge', 'Shackleton's Captain', 'The Topp Twins: Untouchable Girls')
Writer:
Leanne Pooley
Cast:
Jazz Thornton

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Unsettling, heartbreaking, inspiring.... a full buffet of emotions to be had. There were things I learnt that surprised me, that scared me a little, and things that have inspired me. But ultimately I just have a huge amount of respect for Jazz and the filmmakers for doing this so thoughtfully and moving to make positive change in the world through the...

4.0
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At times a difficult film to watch, it will remain an important societal tool that will increase understanding of what it is to be suicidal and what we can all do to help and empower others…

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Stuff

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The Girl on the Bridge is certainly not an easy or comfortable watch, but it’s a sensitive, important, vital and compelling one.

FilmInk

FilmInk

press

At times a difficult film to watch, it will remain an important societal tool that will increase understanding of what it is to be suicidal and what we can all do to help and empower others…

Stuff

Stuff

press

The Girl on the Bridge is certainly not an easy or comfortable watch, but it’s a sensitive, important, vital and compelling one.

Unsettling, heartbreaking, inspiring.... a full buffet of emotions to be had. There were things I learnt that surprised me, that scared me a little, and things that have inspired me. But ultimately I just have a huge amount of respect for Jazz and the filmmakers for doing this so thoughtfully and moving to make positive change in the world through the...

4.0