Man this is one of the craziest episodes of Punk’d
Re-watched this one for a uni essay. While the testimony from Family and friends of jumpers, and even a survivor, is undoubtedly moving, it's really hard for me not to see this as a manipulative and voyeuristic documentary that crassly and disturbingly turns real people's torment and suicide into a suspenseful narrative.
The director filmed a real person (among others) named Gene for over an hour, before he jumped to his death. Keep in mind, the director went to this…