Death of a Superhero

Synopsis: A dying 15-year-old boy draws stories of an invincible superhero as he struggles with his mortality.
Genre: Animation, Drama
Director(s): Ian Fitzgibbon
Production: Tribeca Films
  3 wins & 4 nominations.
Rotten Tomatoes:
97 min

Oh God not again.

Why do you think he's here?


Why do you think you here?

Nice thought.

What do you think?

Listen ...

How are you feeling?

- Sometimes it can be so ...

- What time is it?

Do not worry. A lot of time.

What are you going to go?

No, I have on chemo.

All children are sick.

Oh, they all need attention,

do not you think?

Where did I put my thermometer.

Someone lost

all her hair.

Poor bald child.

I've been waiting for this day.

It's time.

You do not look sexy.

So many ways to die.

So much time.

So Jeff came this morning.

He's a little tired but

he wants to see you.

Yeah, can not wait.

Oh, I'm sure he

got good grades.

Tn. Dough Manson pretty good.

Good-bye, Kay Bird.

Oh, I mean ... Oh, really.

Marathon girl, man.


Not the Catholic school.

they all suck, you know.

I have to live there.

I certainly have to live there.

Best sex of my life.

- What about Joanna?

- No, he's not the problem.

- But you're still going with it.


You bastard.

My new year's gain.

You have to stop all that.

You made Mom mad.

He fell asleep almost every night.

He has become

consulting professor.

You heard Dad

closer to God.

- Not possible.

-Yeah, at the time of the Sunday worship service.

Looks like he made a covenant

with God or something.

No, I do not

could blame him.

No child died

before his parents, is not it?


Oh, there was a girl.

He was 25, a ballerina.

He moved in the summer, is not it?

So he actually rest with

because he missed us.

Oh, my God. Help me!

Oh my God, quickly. Help!

Oh, I beg,

I beg you, help me.

You saved my life.

Like what you behind the cloak?

Do you want to f***?

Oh, please.

Are you drunk?

- Not.

-Do you smoke marijuana?

- Not.

- Do not deny, Donald. I kissed her.

I do not ...

What is it?

Mom! Can you get out. Get out!

This is my room, get out. Get out!

He was very angry.

We're just afraid of him

will do something.

Angry or hurt


Of course, he was angry.

Do not you ever get angry?

-I can see it all, I see ...

-What she did not let go?

- And he did not want to talk to us.

- Not on me.

I read your book in my therapy.

I think you can understand it.

This is all he believes.

Just draw and draw.

You have to spend

time with him.

He's a good kid.

Oh here we go. Shelly Pristove,

you're sitting in row four.


All that you lakukanh, Miss Jo.

I do not use that name.

Anyway, I will not be long here.

So you're the hero,

are getting a lot of attention.

Let me introduce myself.

They call me ...


You've never heard of

the circle of life.

Well, this is

circle of death.

You know who I am?

Psychiatrists number 6?

Are you doing well in school?


Valuable is Nartos.

I'm an expert on mental illness.

Doctor's death?

Sometimes I help

people are scared to death.

I'm not afraid.

Oh, good.

You will be asked again?

I mean ...

Do you feel healthy?

Dr.. Harry pranking only

a little scared, just that.

What is it? You think?

Mom said not enough

against the disease.


What is the point?

Not going to win, right?

No one will win.

You're fine.

Always, death wins.

This bench is comfortable, you know.

Your mother said you were good at painting.

Yeah, but it is not interesting.

About what?

Now there will be no more.

Well ...

I have to go ...


Are you going to kill yourself?


Your parents say

you have an interest.


- True.

Do not make promises anymore.

The place is like a suicide.

- Don.

-What is this?

-Come on, try.

- That's good.

- Sweet Grass.

- Sweet Grass.


-What is it?

I do not even know.


Don. Why eyebrows eyes?

Shut up, Michael.

How are you?

No, I'm fine.

I think it's cool.

Eyebrows, it's like the X-Men.

- You know the guy who ...


- Hi Hugo.

- Hey, how are you?

Talk or not. That's the question.

Or more berhati??,

it is a dilemma.

We all grow

with that feeling.

If we are afraid

truth will be destroyed.

Quote professor Milton again,

I'm in the final stages.

Remain silent and the truth

will dwell with you.

Speak slowly if you want to

get the strength to speak.

And do not provide

this lie.

Well done, Miss Jo. Good.

He does have skill.


Pelan?? road!

Remember the poem.

Good job.

Okay, I'll get on with it.

Saves time.

Why are you here?

Picture symbolizes truth.

Something to rely on,

you know.

Okay, so what do you mean here?

- It.

-Let's finish up, okay?


Let's do it ...

It is.

You want to live?

Life ...

a sexually transmitted disease.

Only about one


And then the end of pleasure.

Who said that?

What are the gloves?

You are very talented.

Stupid bastard was crazy.

I know that giving it.

How would you feel if

someone come to your house,

and look for stuff

personal, huh?

What do you want to eat something?

Being a hero,

he's pretty cool, is not it?

Why did not you say it?

Ter women gila?? him.

Why does she always stress?

Because he can not get laid.

- Women give themselves.

- No, it is so messy.

Why did not he have a girlfriend?

He's a hero, right?

He's too busy saving people.

What do you think,

when you stand on the bridge?

I'm not going to die

like an old woman.

So what's the plan?

Jump off a bridge?

It seems so.

I do not care.

You do not have to, it's my life, my decision,

nothing to do with you.

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Anthony McCarten

Anthony McCarten (born 1961) is a New Zealand-born novelist, filmmaker, and playwright. He is best known for producing and writing the screenplays for The Theory of Everything (2014), which earned him Academy Award nominations for Best Picture and Best Adapted Screenplay, and Darkest Hour (2017), which earned him another Best Picture nomination. He divides his time between London and Los Angeles. more…

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