Burn (2012)

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Burn is a character-driven documentary about Detroit, told through the eyes of Detroiters who are on the front lines, trying to rescue and rebuild it. -- (C) Official Site

Rating: Unrated
Genre: Documentary , Special Interest
Directed By: ,
Written By: Brenna Sanchez, Tom Putnam
In Theaters:
On DVD: May 6, 2014
Box Office: $0.1M
Runtime:
Area 23a - Official Site

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Critic Reviews for Burn

All Critics (15) | Top Critics (6)

An action-packed look at the men who do their best to keep Detroit from going up in flames.

Full Review… | May 2, 2013
Toronto Star
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These stories are moving, but what really distinguishes the film is the sense of an entire city giving in to self-immolation.

Full Review… | December 14, 2012
Chicago Reader
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An emotional character study of a group of heroic, yet very human, individuals.

Full Review… | December 7, 2012
Washington Post
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The film makes you thankful for members of this macho breed, who relish risking their lives to save others.

Full Review… | November 8, 2012
New York Times
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Burn captures the danger (and, yes, excitement) of putting out blazes, as well as the futility of dousing flames in a city rife with arson-and the struggles to maintain adequate funding in a wrecked economy that hits the public sector hardest.

Full Review… | November 7, 2012
Village Voice
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Vividly captures a year in the life of eastside Detroit's Engine Company 50.

Full Review… | November 1, 2012
Los Angeles Times
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