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Movie Facts

Status: Released

Runtime: 121

Budget: $32,000,000

Revenue: $0

Language: en

Webpage: -

Release Info

  • 1999-10-22
     R

  • 2000-01-07
     -

  • 2000-04-12
     -

  • 2000-05-04
     16

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Alternative Titles

  • Bringing out the Dead - Nächte der Erinnerung
  • A tombeau ouvert
Content Score: 100

6.8/10 (23 votes)

Overview

48 hours in the life of a burnt-out paramedic. Once called Father Frank for his efforts to rescue lives, Frank sees the ghosts of those he failed to save around every turn. He has tried everything he can to get fired, calling in sick, delaying taking calls where he might have to face one more victim he couldn't help, yet cannot quit the job on his own.

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Director: Martin Scorsese
Writer:

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Cast

Nicolas Cage

Nicolas Cage
as Frank Pierce

Patricia Arquette

Patricia Arquette
as Mary Burke

John Goodman

John Goodman
as Larry Verber

Ving Rhames

Ving Rhames
as Marcus

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A review by John Chard

Powerful and engrossing cinema from a truly great team.

Frank Pierce is a member of the Nork York paramedics, serving the Hell's Kitchen district he is witness to some terrible incidents. As he starts to crack under the pressure of the job, and getting no help from a succession of zany partners, Frank may just find solace with an ex-junkie girl who's father he brought in dying of a heart attack.

Martin Scorsese can never be accused of not being adventurous, after dabbling in Eastern spiritualism with 1997s Kundun, he returns to New York and tackles a wing of America's tortured heroes. Bas... read the rest.