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FILM DETAILS
Certificate TBC
Cast
Wagner Moura
Irandhir Santos
Milhem Cortaz
Directors
José Padilha
Screenwriters
José Padilha
Bráulio Mantovani
Running Time
116 minutes

Elite Squad: The Enemy Within
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Elite Squad: The Enemy Within

Plot
Thirteen years on from his first outing, Lt. Colonel Nascimento (Moura) is back to take the fight corrupt coppers within Rio's police department. Cue several shades of bloody violence as Nascimento's BOPE squad takes on deadly gangs of paramilitaries.


Verdict
A marked improvement on the first film, it's easy to see why this was such a smash in Brazil. Breathless, brutal and thrilling, it's a gut punch of an action movie.


Reviewed by Philip Wilding

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