Leaving Las Vegas

Directed by Mike Figgis | R | 111 min | 1995 | Drama, Romance | Leaving Las Vegas IMDB link

Starring Nicolas Cage, Elisabeth Shue, Julian Sands, Richard Lewis

Ben Sanderson, an alcoholic Hollywood screenwriter who lost everything because of his drinking, arrives in Las Vegas to drink himself to death. There, he meets and forms an uneasy friendship and non-interference pact with prostitute Sera.