Wristcutters: A Love Story

Institute History


The moment after Zia slits his wrists, he enters a bizarre afterlife reserved for suicides. This a world where everyone still bears the scars earned from the manner in which they offed themselves, while the everyday reality is a twisted mirror image of our own mortal world.

Zia encounters a variety of memorable characters in this dark mirror of real life, from a disillusioned suicide bomber to an angel in disguise. But it is in Eugene, a crafty Ukrainian musician, and Mikal, an accidental tourist, that he finds his closest friends. This trio of souls forms an uncommon bond as they set out on a journey across the afterlife in search of what they could not find in their previous lives.


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