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City of Angels


Director: Brad Siberling

Genre: Drama

Year: 1998

Running time: 114 minutes

Territory: International

Studio: Warner

Cast: Nicolas Cage, Meg Ryan, Andre Braugher, Colm Feore

After losing a patient in the operating room for no apparent reason, Dr. Maggie Rice (Ryan—Sleepless in Seattle) suffers a crisis of confidence in her ability as a heart surgeon. Seth (Cage—Leaving Las Vegas), the angel dispatched to comfort the dying man, feels an instant attraction to Maggie and yearns to experience the corporeal world that he can only observe.

When Seth materializes and reveals himself to Maggie, her down-to-earth logic clashes with his otherworldly faith. Yet their love for each other grows deeper than either would have believed possible, and Seth must decide whether to give up his status as an angel to live as a human being.



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