Leaving Las Vegas

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Director

Mike Figgis

Cast

Nicolas Cage as Ben Sanderson

Elisabeth Shue as Sera

Mike Figgis as Mobster

Richard Lewis as Peter

Julian Sands as Yuri

Writers

John O’Brien (novel)

Mike Figgis (screenplay)


Summary

Ben Sanderson, a Hollywood screenwriter who lost everything because of his alcoholism, arrives in Las Vegas to drink himself to death. There, he meets and forms an uneasy friendship and non-interference pact with prostitute Sera.

Genre

Drama, Romance

Released

October 27, 1995

Runtime

1hrs 51min

MPAA

Rated R for strong sexuality and language, violence and pervasive alcohol abuse

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