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Bringing Out the Dead - Region 2 DVD

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Published 8 years, 2 months ago 1 comment

Description: Martin Scorsese comes home to the mean streets of New York with Bringing Out the Dead, the hyperkinetic tale of an ambulance driver (Nicolas Cage) on three sleep-deprived, adrenaline-fueled nights amongst the dead and dying of the city. Less a coherent narrative than a mood piece, the film is a welcome return to form for Scorsese, who takes Joe Connelly's memoir and spins it into a slightly surreal, darkly comic tale of one man's redemption. Frank Pierce (Cage) is a man who feels impotent in his job as an EMT--less a lifesaver, he's more of a grief mop as he sardonically puts it, bearing witness to the pain and suffering of o ... (more)
EAN: 4011846002383
Tags: Usa (1), OTT (1), Emergency Service (1), Drama (1)
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Victorian Fantasy rated this 8/10 1 year, 6 months ago