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The Departed

Author: Martin ScorseseWilliam MonahanBrad PittBrad GreyGraham KingAll authors
Publisher: Burbank, CA : Warner Home Video, [2007] ©2007
Edition/Format:   DVD video : NTSC color broadcast system : English : Widescreen edView all editions and formats
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In South Boston, the state police force are waging a war on Irish-American organized crime. Undercover cop Billy Costigan is assigned to infiltrate the mob syndicate, which is run by gangland chief Frank Costello. Billy quickly gains Costello's confidence. But when it becomes clear to both the mob and the police that there are moles in their midst, Billy and the other mole are suddenly thrust into danger. Afraid of  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Feature films
Thrillers (Motion pictures)
Gangster films
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Drama
Fiction films
Thriller
Gangster
Crime
Adaptation
Suspense films
Thrillers (Motion pictures, television, etc.)
Teatro
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Martin Scorsese; William Monahan; Brad Pitt; Brad Grey; Graham King; Leonardo DiCaprio; Matt Damon; Jack Nicholson; Mark Wahlberg; Martin Sheen; Ray Winstone; Vera Farmiga; Anthony Anderson; Alec Baldwin; Michael Ballhaus; Thelma Schoonmaker; Howard Shore; Zhaohui Mai; Warner Bros. Pictures (1969- ); Plan B Entertainment.; Initial Entertainment Group.; Vertigo Entertainment (Firm); Huan Ya zong yi ji tuan (Hong Kong); Warner Home Video (Firm); Wenqiang Zhuang
ISBN: 1419818139 9781419818134 141986050X 9781419860508
Language Note: English, dubbed French or dubbed Spanish dialogue, English, French or Spanish subtitles; closed-captioned.
OCLC Number: 76891052
Notes: Originally released in 2006 as a motion picture.
Based on the 2002 screenplay "Wu jian dao" by Alan Mak and Felix Chong.

UNCG University Libraries notes:
Special features: theatrical trailer (3 min.).
Credits: Director of photography, Michael Ballhaus ; editor, Thelma Schoonmaker ; music, Howard Shore.
Cast: Leonardo DiCaprio, Matt Damon, Jack Nicholson, Mark Wahlberg, Martin Sheen, Ray Winstone, Vera Farmiga, Anthony Anderson, Alec Baldwin.
Awards: National Board of Review (USA), 2006: NBR - Best Director (Martin Scorsese) ; Best Ensemble
Target Audience: MPAA rating: R; strong brutal violence, pervasive language, some strong sexual content and drug material.; CHV rating: 18A, violence and coarse language.; OFRB rating: 18A.
Description: 1 videodisc (152 minutes) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD, region 1, widescreen (letterbox, enhanced) presentation; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround, dual-layer.
Contents: Special features: 9 additional scenes with introductions by director Martin Scorsese --
Feature-length TCM Career Profile "Scorsese on Scorsese" --
"The story of the Boston mob": The real-life gangster behind Jack Nicholson's character --
"Crossing criminal cultures": How Little Italy's crime and violence influence Scorsese's work --
Theatrical trailer (3 min.)
Other Titles: Departed (Motion picture)
Agents troubles
Responsibility: Warner Bros. Pictures presents a Plan B/Initial Entertainment Group/Vertigo Entertainment production in association with Media Asia Films ; directed by Martin Scorsese ; screenplay by William Monahan ; produced by Brad Pitt, Brad Grey and Graham King ; a Martin Scorsese picture.
Local System Bib Number:
ocm76891052

Abstract:

In South Boston, the state police force are waging a war on Irish-American organized crime. Undercover cop Billy Costigan is assigned to infiltrate the mob syndicate, which is run by gangland chief Frank Costello. Billy quickly gains Costello's confidence. But when it becomes clear to both the mob and the police that there are moles in their midst, Billy and the other mole are suddenly thrust into danger. Afraid of being caught and exposed to the enemy, each must race to uncover the identity of the other man in time to save himself.
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