New Line/Image Organization (Henry Bean & Pierre
USA 🇺🇸 1992
W: Henry Bean & Michael
DP: Bojan Bozelli
Ed: John Carter
Mus: Michel Colombier
Laurence Fishburne (Russell Stevens / John Hull), Jeff
Goldblum (David Jason), Charles Martin Smith (Agent Gerald Carver), Victoria Dilliard (Betty McCutcheon)
Laurence Fishburne & Jeff Goldblum deliver fantastic
performances in this thriller about an undercover cop who infiltrates the Los Angeles drug-smuggling hierarchy only to discover the police and the cartels are equally as corrupt as each
Directed by Bill Duke, probably best known as 'Mac' in
Predator, who proves his mettle behind the camera with this deft thriller.
Comparisons could be made to Martin Scorsese's gangster
movie The Departed, although this predates it by 14 years.