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The Departed is a american film of genre Drama directed by Martin Scorsese released in USA on 5 october 2006 with Leonardo DiCaprio

The Departed (2006)

The Departed
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Released in USA 5 october 2006
Length 2h30
Directed by
OriginUSA
Genres Drama,    Thriller,    Action,    Crime
Rating81% 4.0698754.0698754.0698754.0698754.069875

The Departed is a 2006 American crime drama film, directed by Martin Scorsese and written by William Monahan. It is a remake of the 2002 Hong Kong film Infernal Affairs. The film stars Leonardo DiCaprio, Matt Damon, Jack Nicholson, and Mark Wahlberg, with Martin Sheen, Ray Winstone, Vera Farmiga, Anthony Anderson, and Alec Baldwin in supporting roles.

A critical and commercial success, the film won several awards, including four Oscars at the 79th Academy Awards: Best Picture, Best Director (Scorsese), Best Adapted Screenplay and Best Film Editing. Wahlberg was nominated for Best Supporting Actor.

The film takes place in Boston. Irish Mob boss Francis "Frank" Costello (Jack Nicholson) plants Colin Sullivan (Matt Damon) as a mole within the Massachusetts State Police; the two characters are loosely based on famous gangster Whitey Bulger and corrupt FBI agent John Connolly, who grew up with Bulger. Simultaneously, the police assign undercover state trooper William "Billy" Costigan (Leonardo DiCaprio) to infiltrate Costello's crew. When both sides realize the situation, Sullivan and Costigan each attempt to discover the other's identity before his own cover is blown.

Synopsis

As a child, Colin Sullivan (Damon) had been introduced to organized crime by Irish-American mobster Frank Costello (Nicholson) in the Irish neighborhood of South Boston. Over the years, Costello grooms him to become a mole inside the Massachusetts State Police, until Sullivan is accepted into the Special Investigations Unit, which focuses on organized crime.

Actors

Leonardo DiCaprio

(William "Billy" Costigan, Jr.)
Matt Damon

(Staff Sgt. Colin Sullivan)
Jack Nicholson

(Francis "Frank" Costello)
Mark Wahlberg

(Staff Sgt. Sean Dignam)
Martin Sheen

(Capt. Oliver Charles Queenan)
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