On the Edge
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Jonathan is nineteen and suicidal when he is admitted to a psychiatric hospital by his older brother, following the death of the boys' father. There, he meets and befriends two other patients while undergoing what he believes to be bogus therapy. One of his new friends is a suicidal girl called Rachel, with whom he soon begins to fall in love.
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Rotten Tomatoes Score: 63%

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"A well-handled if well-worn look at the spectre of suicide and mental illness."
‑ Harry Guerin, RTE Interactive (Dublin, Ireland)
"The healing power of petty rebellion."
‑ Walter Chaw, Film Freak Central
"An Irish "Good Will Hunting" of sorts, but edgier (no pun intended)."
‑ Ross Anthony, Hollywood Report Card
"Jonathan Jackson is about as Irish as a taco."
‑ Christopher Null, Filmcritic.com
"Murphy's characterization has both edginess and charm and it carries the film."
‑ Arthur Lazere, culturevulture.net
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