Footage of man attempting to commit suicide in Paris, France.
Suicide attempt from Paris rooftop. Location of events unknown.
Man on a roof of a hotel in the Rue du Faubourg Saint-Martin in Paris threatens to commit suicide. Police and fire fighters work together to try to bring him down safely. Shot from above of the man walking on roof of a narrow 6-story building; a fire fighter stands at top of long ladder propped against the bldg.; another fire fighter & a woman are leaning out top windows. Pan down to look down at street. Shot from street level: down the street; the inevitable crowd is gathered. Back to ladder;pan up again.
More shots from ground Back to shot from above: the man talking to fireman on ladder in back of bldg. Fireman makes a grab for him. The man is angry; waving his arms; very agitated. Back to crowd on sidewalk; a few vehicles pass. Meanwhile on the roof; the potential suicide is wrestling w/ fireman; other fireman crawls up to them; then several others join them to get the man subdued and down through the trapdoor to the roof .. MS a few people outside door; waiting. Fireman emerges holding is helmet. Next the unhappy would-be suicide; held by police officer & fire fighter(?) is escorted away. Depression; mental illness; rescue; emergency.