Leaving Las Vegas (1995) (Movie)

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Leaving Las Vegas
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Leaving Las Vegas is a 1995 romantic drama film written and directed by Mike Figgis and based on a semi-autobiographical novel Leaving Las Vegas (novel) by John O'Brien. Nicolas Cage stars as a suicidal alcoholic who has ended his personal and professional life to drink himself to death in Las Vegas. While there, he develops a relationship with a hardened prostitute played by Elisabeth Shue, which forms the center of the film. O'Brien committed suicide two weeks after principal photography of the film began. Wikipedia


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Leaving Las Vegas is a member of the following lists: American films, English-language films, United Artists films, Films based on biographies, Films featuring a Best Actor Academy Award winning performance, Films about prostitution, Films about alcoholism, Films featuring a Best Drama Actor Golden Globe winning performance, Independent films and Films set in Las Vegas.

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