ESCAPE FIRE: The Fight to Rescue American Healthcare tackles one of the most pressing issues of our time: how can we save our badly broken healthcare system?
- Matthew Heineman, Susan Froemke
- Run Time
- 1 hour 39 minutes
Arranged in a handful of clear, concise chapters, "Escape Fire: The Fight to Rescue American Healthcare" turns an unwieldy, Medusa-headed topic into a convincingly humane argument for change.Jeannette Catsoulis, New York Times, 10.04.2012
Like a doctor's carefully structured analysis of a patient's condition, the film breaks down its massive subject into manageable, clear, but not simplified parts.Robert Koehler, Variety, 01.26.2012
There's no escaping the fact that the sheer profusion of similarly-themed efforts in recent years reduces their individual impact.Frank Scheck, Hollywood Reporter, 10.05.2012
Cogent, convincing, determinedly non-ideological, "Escape Fire: The Fight to Rescue American Healthcare" tells us that everything we think we know about that incendiary topic might be wrong. And it offers us a way out of the morass.Kenneth Turan, Los Angeles Times, 10.04.2012