- Original title
- Running time
- 102 min.
- United States
James Ellroy, Oren Moverman (Story: James Ellroy)
Amalgam Features / Lightstream Pictures / Waypoint Entertainment / Third Mind Pictures, The
Action. Drama | Cop Movies. Crime. Based On A True Story. Independent Film (US)
- Synopsis / Plot
- Based on a story line by acclaimed crime novelist James Ellroy, Oren Moverman’s second film is about a jaded cop, Dave Brown, a Vietnam vet who does “people’s dirty work” using some highly questionable methods. When he is filmed beating up a suspect, he falls into an emotional spiral aggravated by his past mistakes and his attitude to a corruption scandal he is involved in.
: San Sebastian: Official Selection
: Independent Spirit Awards: Nominated for Best Actor (Woody Harrelson)
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