Bringing Out the Dead (1999)
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Genres: Drama, Thriller

Taglines: From the Director of Taxi Driver

Director: Martin Scorsese

Writers: Joe Connelly, Paul Schrader

Stars: Nicolas Cage, Patricia Arquette, John Goodman, Ving Rhames, ...

An Easter story. Frank is a Manhattan medic, working graveyard in a two-man ambulance team. He's burned out, exhausted, seeing 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.

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