Flatliners

Poster for the movie "Flatliners"

“Med students explore to see what might lie beyond death” might be the advertisement, but what we got was the old bait-and-switch. Instead of that exploration, Flatliners gives us pseudo-Freudian analysis delivered by 1990’s Brat Pack 2.0… all of which we found surprisingly enjoyable.

Plot Summary: “Flatliners” Seeking answers about the afterlife, Chicago medical student Nelson (Kiefer Sutherland) persuades his fellow pupils to help him end his life, and then resuscitate him in the nick of time. Atheist David (Kevin Bacon), playboy Joe (William Baldwin) and troubled Rachel (Julia Roberts) also journey into the unknown, looking for meaning in their own lives. As the experiments become more perilous, each is forced to contend with the paranormal consequences of trespassing on the other side.

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Director
Joel Schumacher
Producer
Michael Douglas, Rick Bieber
Production
Columbia Pictures Corporation, Stonebridge Entertainment
Release Date
9 August 1990

Not rated yet!
Director
Joel Schumacher
Producer
Michael Douglas, Rick Bieber
Production
Columbia Pictures Corporation, Stonebridge Entertainment
Release Date
9 August 1990