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FILM DETAILS
Certificate TBC
Cast
Leonardo DiCaprio
Matt Damon
Mark Wahlberg
Jack Nicholson
Ray Winstone
Alec Baldwin
Gerard McSorley
Directors
Martin Scorsese
Screenwriters
William Monahan
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The Departed
DiCaprio is undercover in Boston-Irish gangland.


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The Departed

Plot
The Boston police department manages to place young cadet Billy Costigan (DiCaprio) deep undercover in the city’s Irish-American gangland, run by the violent Frank Costello (Nicholson). But gangster Colin Sullivan (Matt Damon) has also signed on to join the police force, planning to leak information back to Costello.


Verdict
Back to the streets and with a stellar cast, Martin Scorsese proves once again that he’s the master of urban storytelling — and of thrillingly violent filmmaking.


Reviewed by Roberto Sadovski

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