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Warner Bros. Pictures is re-releasing the award-winning crime drama "The Departed" today in more than 1,300 theaters nationwide.
Directed by Martin Scorcese and starring Leonardo DiCaprio, Matt Damon, Jack Nicholson, Mark Wahlberg, and Martin Sheen, the movie first opened in theaters on October 6, 2006.
On Tuesday, it received five Academy Award® nominations, including Best Motion Picture, Achievement in Directing, and Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role, as well as one for editing and for adapted screenplay. Scorcese also won a Golden Globe Award for Best Director and received his seventh Directors Guild of America nomination for his work on "The Departed."
In making the announcement, Dan Fellman, President of Domestic Distribution for Warner Bros. Pictures, stated, "We congratulate Martin Scorsese, as well as the producers, cast, and everyone who worked on ‘The Departed’ for all of the honors the film has already received. With awards season rekindling interest in the film, we thought it was the perfect time to put ‘The Departed’ back in theatres for moviegoers who hadn’t seen it, as well as for those who want to watch it again. Additionally, we want to make the film as accessible as possible to Academy members across the country so they have every opportunity to see it on the big screen the way it was meant to be seen."
"The Departed" is set in South Boston where the Massachusetts State Police Department is waging an all-out war to take down the city’s top organized crime ring, run by powerful mob boss Frank Costello (Jack Nicholson). A young rookie, Billy Costigan (Leonardo DiCaprio) is assigned to infiltrate the mob run by Costello. While Billy is working to gain Costello’s trust, another young cop, Colin Sullivan (Matt Damon), is quickly rising through the ranks of the state police. Earning a spot in the Special Investigations Unit, Colin is among a handful of elite officers whose mission is to bring Costello down.
But what his superiors don’t know is that Colin is working for Costello, keeping the crime boss one step ahead of the police. Each man becomes deeply consumed by his double life, gathering information about the plans and counter-plans of the operation he has penetrated. But when it becomes clear to both the gangsters and the police that they have a mole in their midst, Billy and Colin find themselves in constant danger of being caught—and each must race to uncover the identity of the other man in time to save himself.
If you haven't seen "The Departed" yet, it's well worth seeing. It's a powerful drama that is told with skill with excellent performances by all involved. I originally gave it a "Good" rating in my Reader Review, but looking back on the movie, I'm surprised that I didn't give it a "See Now!" rating.
We have quite a bit of material on the movie, so if you're interested, check them out!
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