The Guys

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"How do you find the words?"
  • PG
  • 2002
  • 1 hr 24 min
  • 6.3  (1,411)
  • 60

"The Guys" is a poignant drama released in 2002, directed by Jim Simpson and starring Sigourney Weaver, Anthony LaPaglia, and Irene Walsh. The movie tells the story of the aftermath of the September 11 terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center in New York City. Weaver plays Joan, an editor who helps LaPaglia's character, Nick, a fire captain, write the eulogies for eight of his men who died in the Twin Towers. Joan lost her husband in the attacks, and Nick is struggling to cope with the loss of his men.

The movie takes place over a couple of days as Joan and Nick work together to create meaningful tributes to the men who lost their lives. The two characters come from different worlds, but they are united in their grief and their desire to honor the memory of the fallen firefighters.

Throughout the movie, Weaver and LaPaglia deliver powerful performances that convey the depth of pain and sorrow that many people experienced in the aftermath of 9/11. The chemistry between the two actors is palpable, and their interactions are real and authentic.

The movie also explores some important themes, such as courage, sacrifice, and resilience. It showcases the bravery and selflessness of the firefighters who risked their lives to save others, and the impact that their loss had on the families and the city as a whole.

In addition to the main characters, the movie features a range of other well-drawn and relatable supporting characters, including the wives of the fallen firefighters, local residents, and members of the fire department.

One of the most touching aspects of the movie is how it captures the sense of community and solidarity that emerged in the wake of the attacks. The city comes together to mourn and pay tribute to the lost firefighters, and the movie captures this spirit of unity and resilience.

Overall, "The Guys" is a moving and poignant tribute to the heroes and victims of 9/11. It is a heartfelt and emotional movie that will resonate with anyone who lived through that time, or who has experienced loss and grief in their own life.

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