Bringing Out the Dead

  • 1999




60 %
72 % Certified Fresh
$ 16 Million

Bringing Out the Dead is a 1999 English-language Drama Thriller film directed by Martin Scorsese and produced by Scott Rudin and Barbara De Fina under the banner of Paramount Pictures in collaboration with Touchstone Pictures. An Easter story. Frank is a Manhattan medic, working graveyard in a two-man ambulance team. He's burned out, exhausted, ing ghosts, especially a young woman he failed to save six months' before, and no longer able to save people: he brings in the dead. We follow him for three nights, each with a different partner: Larry, who thinks about dinner, Marcus, who looks to Jesus, and Tom, who wallops people when work is slow. Frank befriends the daughter of a heart victim he brings in; she's Mary, an ex-junkie, angry at her father but now hoping he'll live. Frank tries to get fired, tries to quit, and keeps coming back, to work and to Mary, in need of his own rebirth. Written by. Bringing out the dead features Nicolas Cage in the lead role along with an ensemble cast including Patricia Arquette, John Goodman, Ving Rhames, Tom Sizemore, Marc Anthony and Mary Beth Hurt. The screenplay is written by Paul Schrader which is inspired from Bringing Out the Dead by Joe Connelly. The music was composed by Elmer Bernstein. Cinematography was done by Robert Richardson and editing by Thelma Schoonmaker. The film has a running time of 121 minutes. It was released on 22nd October 1999. Bringing Out the Dead was made on a budget of $55 million and at the box office it grossed only $16 million. Distribution rights for the motion picture were acquired by Paramount Pictures.

Release Date 22 OCT 1999
Run Time 2 HOURS 1 MINUTE
Budget $ 55 MILLION
Language

English

Genre

Drama , Thriller

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