The departed


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2-disc special ed.
Physical Desc
2 videodiscs (ca. 151 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
1419847988, 9781419847981


General Note
Originally released as a motion picture in 2006.
General Note
In Dolby digital surround sound.
General Note
At head of title: "A Martin Scorsese picture"
General Note
Based on the 2002 screenplay "Wu jian dao" by Alan Mak and Felix Chong.
Creation/Production Credits
Director of photography, Michael Ballhaus ; editor, Thelma Schoonmaker ; music, Howard Shore ; costume designer, Sandy Powell ; production designer, Kristi Zea ; visual effects supervisor, Rob Legato. ; produced by Brad Grey, Graham King, Brad Pitt, Martin Scorsese ; screenplay by William Monahan ; directed by Martin Scorsese.
Starring Leonardo DiCaprio, Matt Damon, Jack Nicholson, Mark Wahlberg, Martin Sheen, Ray Winstone, Vera Farmiga, Anthony Anderson, Alec Baldwin, Kevin Corrigan.
In South Boston, the state police force are waging a war on Irish-American organized crime. Undercover cop Billy Costigan is assigned to infiltrate the mob syndicate, which is run by gangland chief Frank Costello. Billy quickly gains Costelloś confidence. Colin Sullivan is a hardened young criminal who has infiltrated the police department as an informer for the syndicate. Colin is rising to a position of power within the Special Investigation Unit. Each man becomes deeply consumed by his double life, gathering information about the plans and counter-plans of the operations he has penetrated. But when it becomes clear to both the mob and the police that thereś a mole in their midst, Billy and Colin are suddenly thrust into danger. Afraid of being caught and exposed to the enemy, they each must race to uncover the identity of the other man in time to save himself.
Target Audience
Rated R: strong brutal violence, pervasive language, some stron sexual content and drug material.
Target Audience
IMDb rating: 8.4.
Additional Physical Form
Widescreen version: Presented in a letterbox format preserving the "scope" aspect ratio of its original theatrical exhibition.
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Terms Governing Use and Reproduction
For private home use only.
Closed captioned for the hearing impaired.
In English, French or Spanish dialogue with English, French or Spanish subtitles.
National Board of Review (USA) Award winner for Best Director (Martin Scorsese) and Best Ensemble, 2006.

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APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

Grey, B., King, G., Pitt, B., Scorsese, M., Monahan, W., DiCaprio, L., Damon, M., Nicholson, J., Wahlberg, M., Sheen, M., Winstone, R., Farmiga, V., Anderson, A., Baldwin, A., Corrigan, K., Shore, H., Mai, Z., & Zhuang Wenqiang. (2007). The departed (2-disc special ed.). Warner Home Video.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Brad Grey et al.. 2007. The Departed. Burbank, Calif.: Warner Home Video.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities (Notes and Bibliography) Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Brad Grey et al.. The Departed Burbank, Calif.: Warner Home Video, 2007.

MLA Citation, 9th Edition (style guide)

Grey, Brad, et al. The Departed 2-disc special ed., Warner Home Video, 2007.

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