Director Martin Scorsese returns to his trademark style with the violent bruised and bloody feature THE DEPARTED. Scorsese filched the basic storyline from Wai Keung Lau and Siu Fai Maks masterful 2002 Hong Kong action film INFERNAL AFFAIRS which saw a policeman going undercover as a mob member and a mob member infiltrating the police force. Scorsese transfers the action to Boston positioning Leonardo DiCaprio as undercover cop William Costigan and Matt Damon as undercover mobster Colin Sullivan. While Costigan and Sullivan get into plenty of nail-biting situations that almost reveal their true identities Scorsese gradually unravels his strong supporting cast including Jack Nicholson as Sullivans mob boss Frank Costello Ray Winstone as Costellos meat-headed muscle Mark Wahlberg as a hot-headed police sergeant and Vera Farmiga as a love interest for both Damon and Di Caprios characters.
Additional Scenes With Introductions By Martin 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
Release Date: 13 August 2007
Certificate: 18 - Suitable for 18 years and over. Not for sale to persons under age 18, by placing an order for this product you are declaring that you are 18 years or over.
David Patrick Kelly
Aspect Ratio: 16:9 Anamorphic Wide Screen
Sound: Dolby Digital
Running Time: 145 minutes
Production Year: 2006
Main Language: English