Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Hong Kong
Duration: 151 min.
To take down South Boston's Irish Mafia, the police send in one of their own to infiltrate the underworld, not realizing the syndicate has done likewise. While an undercover cop curries favor with the mob kingpin, a career criminal rises through the police ranks. But both sides soon discover there's a mole among them.
twist ending, suspense, tense, bleak, captivating, brutal, clever, realistic, serious, intense ...
undercover cop, mole, crime, gangsters, mafia, police, working undercover, police investigation, law enforcement, corruption, police corruption, organized crime, mentor, violence, gangster, undercover, gunfight, brutality, betrayal, murder, neo noir, rock, drugs/alcohol, mind game, foul language ...
contemporary, 21st century
boston, usa, taiwan, harvard university, china