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Burn (2012)

Not Rated | | Documentary | 22 April 2012 (USA)
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A documentary about Detroit told through the eyes of firefighters charged with the thankless task of saving a city that many have written off as dead.
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Cast

Credited cast:
Donald Austin ... Himself
Brendan Doogie Milewski ... Himself
Craig Dougherty ... Himself
Terrell Hardaway Terrell Hardaway ... Himself
Dennis Hunter Dennis Hunter ... Himself
Dave Miller ... Himself
Chris Palm Chris Palm ... Himself
Dave Parnell ... Himself
Jeff Shea Jeff Shea ... Tattoo artist
Jeff Urbas Jeff Urbas ... Himself
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Storyline

The city of Detroit, Michigan has been in severe decline in recent decades. Among the resulting problems is the dramatic rise of fires in a decaying urbanscape of abandoned buildings that seems to have no future. This film profiles the lives and trials of the personnel of the Detroit Fire Department, who are on the front line of this taxing battle. Facing constant emergencies in the face of shrinking budgets, the firefighters of Detroit are to determined to protect the city as best they can, whatever the cost. Written by Kenneth Chisholm (kchishol@rogers.com)

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Taglines:

One Year on the Front Lines of the Battle to Save Detroit

Genres:

Documentary

Certificate:

Not Rated | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

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Official Sites:

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

22 April 2012 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Burn: One Year on the Front Lines of the Battle to Save Detroit See more »

Filming Locations:

Detroit, Michigan, USA

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Box Office

Budget:

$225,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$1,970, 11 November 2012

Gross USA:

$1,109,276

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$1,109,276
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Company Credits

Production Co:

Apostle, TBVE See more »
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Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Trivia

The producers were motivated to make this film following the tragic death of Detroit firefighter Walter Harris, who perished fighting an arson fire in an abandoned house in 2008. See more »

Connections

Featured in Too Hot for Burn (2012) See more »

Soundtracks

Twenty-Five Miles
Written by Johnny Bristol (as Johnny William Bristol), Harvey Fuqua, Edwin Starr (as Charles Edwin Hatcher), Bert Berns (as Bert Russell) and Jerry Wexler (as Gerald Exler)
Performed by Edwin Starr
Courtesy of Universal Music Group
Published by EMI Music Publishing
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The Real Deal
6 September 2013 | by jclexton-258-537504See all my reviews

This is the real deal, makes you feel like your on the truck and on the scene. You can't get Hollywood with this, this is the real thing, it's got heat and action all over it. IT's amazing what these guys do , with so little. It truly is a passion that we take for granted.

If you haven't been to a fire scene this will take you to one. Amazing characters that aren't fiction, you will find a kindred spirit with the crew.

It's well done, with great editing, powerful images, this is a must see. If you like Back draft this will be up a definite in your collection. But no Hollywood here, again THE REAL DEAL.


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