About Alex is a 2014 film directed by Jesse Zwick. The titular Alex gets dressed up in his old family home and fills a bathtub, when he gets in, he texts his college friend Ben (after a series of unanswered phone-calls), drops the phone into the water and slits his wrists. After hearing about Alex’s attempted suicide his old college friends gather at his family’s country house. Ben and Siri the married couple at a career crossroads, Josh the disenchanted PhD candidate, Sarah the un-happy tax attorney, and Isaac the businessman from San Francisco who brings a date, Kate (who happens to work at a suicide hotline). Sarah suggests they watch Alex in shifts while Josh suggests they confront Alex about his near suicide.