Directed by: Martin Scorsese
Writing credits: Joe Connelly, Paul Schrader
Movie Genre: Drama
Running Time: 121 minutes
Frank Pierce is a paramedic, working in one of New York's most brutal neighbourhoods.
Haunted by the ghosts of those he failed to save, he borders physical and emotional breakdown. Frank works in a two-man ambulance team and desperately wants out.
He falls in love with Mary, the daughter of a heart attack victim. He tries to get fired, tries to quit, but finds himself coming back for Mary, in need of his own rebirth.
Tagline: Saving a life is the ultimate rush