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Christine: Her Final Sign-Off

Sadness pervades Christine in two ways: On one level, the biopic tells the story of Christine Chubbuck, a 29-year-old TV reporter in Sarasota, Florida who shot herself on live television in the summer of 1974. But on another, the film is an open acknowledgment that no movie could possibly offer a clear answer to what would drive someone to suicide in front of a public audience.
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