TITLE

INTO THE FIRE

AUTHOR(S)
Jackson, Blair
PUB. DATE
October 2004
SOURCE
Millimeter;Oct2004, Vol. 32 Issue 10, p18
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the film "Ladder 49" directed by Jay Russell. It set in contemporary Baltimore and centered upon a fire there, has nothing directly to do with 9/11, yet it has a lot to say about the inner makeup of firefighters and the powerful bonds between them. The film jumps back and forth in time as fireman Jack Morrison, who is trapped in a burning building, struggles to survive and reflects on his life as a firefighter, husband and father. John Travolta plays Captain Mike Kennedy, who is on the outside of the inferno, trying to talk lack through the crisis and, ultimately, rescue him.
ACCESSION #
14944746

 

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