Escape Fire: The Fight to Rescue American Healthcare

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Overview

Filmmakers Matthew Heineman and Susan Froemke put America's broken health-care system under the microscope in this documentary highlighting the ongoing struggle for reform through personal stories of struggle, as well as interviews with noted physicians and politicians. With health-care costs on the rise and prevention measures at an all-time low, Heineman and Froemke question why the powers-that-be continue to maintain a dysfunctional status quo that favors profit over patient care, and explore the reform ...
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Overview

Filmmakers Matthew Heineman and Susan Froemke put America's broken health-care system under the microscope in this documentary highlighting the ongoing struggle for reform through personal stories of struggle, as well as interviews with noted physicians and politicians. With health-care costs on the rise and prevention measures at an all-time low, Heineman and Froemke question why the powers-that-be continue to maintain a dysfunctional status quo that favors profit over patient care, and explore the reform methods being proposed in Washington, D.C.
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Special Features

Closed Caption; ; "The Making of Escape Fire" Featurette; "Sgt. Yates: A Year Later" Featurette; "Sundance World Premiere" Featurette; "Update from Dr. Martin" Featurette; Feature Commentary with the Directors; Deleted Scenes; Extended Scenes
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 2/26/2013
  • UPC: 031398165460
  • Original Release: 2012
  • Rating:

  • Source: Lions Gate
  • Region Code: 1
  • Presentation: Wide Screen / Subtitled
  • Sound: Dolby AC-3 Surround Sound
  • Time: 1:39:00
  • Format: DVD
  • Sales rank: 2,175

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Don Berwick Participant
Shannon Brownlee Participant
Steve Burd Participant
David Fridovich Participant
Wayne Jonas Participant
Roy Litton Participant
Erin Martin Participant
Steven Nissen Participant
Yvonne Osborn Participant
Dean Ornish Participant
Wendell Potter Participant
Andrew Weil Participant
Robert Yates Participant
Technical Credits
Susan Froemke Director, Producer
Matthew Heineman Director, Cinematographer, Editor, Producer
Jessamyn Ansary Associate Producer
Eric Di'Stefano Sound Editor
Elizabeth Fausak Sound Editor
Wolfgang Held Cinematographer
Elyssa Hess Co-producer
Chad Kelly Score Composer
Peter Miller Sound/Sound Designer
Ross Moby Score Composer
Mike Poppleton Sound Editor
Matt Porwoll Associate Producer
Nicole Rizzo Associate Producer
Bradley Ross Editor
Bradley J. Ross Co-producer
Dougray Scott Executive Producer
Fredrik Sundwall Animator
Adam White Co-producer
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Scene Index

Disc #1 -- Escape Fire: The Fight to Rescue American Healthcare
1. Escape Fire [4:32]
2. Primary Care [6:34]
3. Good People Bad System [7:16]
4. A National Dependency [6:56]
5. The Dark Matter Of Medicine [9:13]
6. The American Way [7:09]
7. An Entrenched System [11:08]
8. Throwing a Different Pitch [8:18]
9. Change Your Lifestyle [13:35]
10. Seeking Escape Fires [8:01]
11. One Company [14:02]
12. End Credits [2:54]
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Menu

Disc #1 -- Escape Fire: The Fight to Rescue American Healthcare
   Play Movie
   Scene Selection
   Set Up
      Audio
         English 5.1 Dolby Digital
      Subtitles
         English
         Spanish
         Subtitles: None
   Special Features
      Commentary With Directors/Producers Matthew Heineman and Susan Froemke: On/Off
      Behind-the-Scenes on the Escape Fire Shoot
      Sgt. Yates: A Year Later
      Update from Dr. Martin
      Deleted and Extended Scenes
         Deleted Scenes
            Play All
               Learning to Breathe with Dr. Andrew Weil
               The Selling of Healthcare
               Money, Power & Science
         Extended Scene
            Remote Area Medical
      Sundance 2012 World Premiere
      Theatrical Trailer
      Also From Lionsgate
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