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FILM DETAILS
Certificate 18
Cast
Jason Patric
Ray Liotta
Chi McBride
Busta Rhymes
Directors
Joe Carnahan
Screenwriters
Joe Carnahan
Running Time
105 minutes

Narc
Jason Patric and Ray Liotta turn in amazing performances as undercover narcotics cops.


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Plot
Persuaded back into active service by his superiors, Nick Tellis finds himself walking the same dangerous streets that almost got him killed when he was an undercover narcotics cop. Now he's investigating the murder of a fellow officer - but is his volatile new partner, Lt. Henry Oak, entirely on the level?


Verdict
Undoubtedly. Later on, when story takes over from character and mood, the film drops into mainstream mystery territory. But that’s a small price to pay for performances and direction of such a high standard.


Reviewed by Alan Morrison

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