About the film
suicide attempt poet media celebrity cult film
Release Date: July 10, 1967
|Slogan||:||«a young poet hires a marketing company to turn his suicide-by-jumping into a mass-media spectacle»|
|Production Companies||:||BFI Experimental Film Fund, BBC|
|Producers||:||Don Levy, James Quinn|
When Max, a young poet hires a marketing company to turn his suicide-by-jumping into a mass-media spectacle, he finds that his subversive intentions are quickly diluted into a reactionary gesture, and his motivations are revealed as a desperate attempt to seek attention through celebrity.