DVD - 2009
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"...ultimately fascinating..."--Library Journal
"***1/2 out of four."--USA Today
"Mamet's most complex-in fact, his best-film."--Washington Post
"A mesmerizing thriller."--Rolling Stone
"****(out of four)! Crackles with energy and life."--Roger Ebert
An inner-city detective is investigating the murder of an elderly candy shop owner and finds odd clues along the way, while at the same time trying to find out who he has become. Bonus features include commentary, interviews, gag reel, and a booklet by critic Stuart Klawans.
Publisher: [United States] : The Criterion Collection, 2009.
Edition: Widescreen ed.
ISBN: 9781604651829
Branch Call Number: DVD FICTION HOM
Characteristics: 1 videodisc (ca. 101 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.


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Oct 15, 2015

Well acted but gradually deteriorates as the implausible plot unfolds.

harrybrowne Aug 24, 2014

A disturbing story with lots of violence and vulgarity. Definitely not for the squeamish. Artfully directed by David Mamet, who, deliberately or not, demonstrates the futility of the so-called War on Drugs, with its typical police corruption. Joe Mantegna is very good as a cop whose transformation is gut-wrenching.

Oct 07, 2011

Outstanding acting by Montegna.
I watched this movie atleast 4 times and each time the message became more and more clear. Five stars

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