R | | Drama, Thriller
Haunted by the patients he failed to save, an extremely burned-out Manhattan ambulance paramedic fights to maintain his sanity over three fraught and turbulent nights.
Martin Scorsese has admitted that he didn't enjoy shooting the film at all. Most of it was filmed at night in mid-December so conditions were continually harsh.
I'd always had nightmares, but now the ghosts didn't wait for me to sleep.
During Frank's trip, when he's flashing back to trying to save Rose, when he's seen sitting in the ambulance, as it drives by. All the snow is shown flying upward. When the camera closes on Frank through the ambulance window, the reflections of the surroundings are moving back to front, which means that the ambulance is driving backward rather than forward, like is shown in the street shot.
$6,193,052 (USA) (24 October 1999)
$16,640,210 (USA) (9 January 2000)
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