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FILM DETAILS
Certificate 18
Cast
Nicolas Cage
Patricia Arquette
Nicholas Cage
John Goodman
Ving Rhames
Tom Sizemore
Directors
Martin Scorsese
Screenwriters
Paul Schrader
Running Time
121 minutes

Bringing Out The Dead
Scorsese's nightmare movie about 56 hours in the life of a haunted paramedic.


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Plot
Nicholas Cage plays a despairing paramedic buckling under the pressure of attending casualties in Hell's Kitchen, dragged further into hell by a succession of manic partners, but possibly saved by an ex-junkie whose dad is dying from a heart attack.


Verdict
An exciting, invigorating return to old preoccupations. Welcome home, Marty.


Reviewed by Ian Freer

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