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Heaven's Burning (1997)

After a botched bank job, a gang takes hostage a Japanese girl on the run from an arranged marriage, and escapes. Their wheel man saves the girl from them and the two go on the run with cops, the gang and her psycho husband on their tail.

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Gullbuddin
Christopher Duncan ...
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"Heaven's Burning" tells the story of a man and a woman who are inexplicably thrown together, amid violence and chaos. They quickly find themselves on the run from many adversaries, but find time to fall in love along the way. Written by Dave Nusair <dnusair@chat.carleton.ca>

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Rated R for violence, language and a scene of sexuality | See all certifications »
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3 April 1998 (USA)  »

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Céu em Chamas  »

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AUD 16,525 (Australia), 9 November 1997, Limited Release
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During the initial bank robbery scene, there is a distinct lack of pedestrians on the streets for scene supposedly shot during bank opening hours. See more »

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Referenced in Supernatural: Lucifer Rising (2009) See more »

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A film less ordinary
15 April 2002 | by See all my reviews

It takes a while to figure out where this movie's headed, but you'll probably be hooked by the time it gets there. Mix "A Life Less Ordinary" with "Reservoir Dogs" and throw in a dash of "Mad Max" and you'll come pretty close. It starts out looking like a drama, quickly turns into a crime thriller and frequently delivers elements of black comedy - with a nice little love story running through the middle of it all. The funny walk-ons (especially Colin Hay and his accordian) make the movie, and once you realise that you shouldn't take it seriously it's highly enjoyable. Wierd but worth watching.


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