Leaving Las Vegas


Leaving Las Vegas

Starring: Nicolas Cage, Julian Sands, Elisabeth Shue
Director: Mike Figgis
Genre: Drama
Rated: R
Running Time: 107 mins

Nicolas Cage and Elisabeth Shue give career-defining performances as two lost souls who find themselves and unconditional love in each other.

Best Actor Oscar® winner* Nicolas Cage and Best Actress nominee* Elisabeth Shue set the screen ablaze in this profoundly moving love story. Nominated* for two additional Academy Awards® Director and Adapted Screenplay this emotionally charged powerhouse of a film graced over 100 - 10 Best Lists including Roger Eberts #1 Movie of the Year.

Ben Sanderson (Cage) is a career alcoholic who has hit rock bottom. Trashing all personal and professional ties to his L.A. existence, he sets off for the lights of Vegas on a mission: to drink himself to death. There he meets Sera (Shue), a beautiful, seen-it-all hooker. From the moment Ben and Sera connect, they form a unique bond based upon unconditional acceptance and mutual respect that will change each of them forever. In the words of David Thompson of Los Angeles Magazine, Leaving Las Vegas is "a masterpiece." *1995

Special Features:
Available subtitles: English, Spanish, French
Available Audio Tracks: English (Dolby Digital 5.1)
"Hidden Page" menu feature

Review:
Heart wrenchingly sad & moving drama is authentic and superbly acted portrait of two people whose lives intertwine just as they've reached their lowest depths of despair.


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