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• USA: Apr 23, 1999
DVD Release Date
• R1: Oct 5, 1999
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Rated R for language and a scene of sexuality.
2 hours, 4 minutes
Country USA, Germany
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• Pushing Tin
|Genre: Comedy, Suspense, Black Comedy, Marriage, Infidelity|
Tagline: A Comedy about Life, Love, Airplanes and Other Bumpy Rides.
Plot: Nick Falzone (John Cusack) is a confident, accomplished air traffic controller whose life is turned upside down when drifter Russell Bell (Billy Bob Thornton) joins his tight-knit work team and threatens to drive him insane. Stakes are high and pressure is constant in the world of air traffic control, making the line between excellence and failure dangerously thin. While jokes provide the team of controllers with an important release from their stressful occupation, a narrow division exists between teasing and animosity.
Mike Newell's careful research of the air traffic control profession, including its frequent emotional toll, lends a high level of realism to PUSHING TIN. Newell combines a depiction of the demandingly precise work done in air traffic control towers with an emotional portrait of the people charged with the safety of thousands of airline passengers and crew every day. The film also features the charming talents of Cate Blanchett and Angelina Jolie.
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| Directed by|
Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire, Donnie Brasco, Four Weddings and a Funeral
| Music By|
American History X, The Full Monty, Say Anything...