About

Terrence McDonagh, a New Orleans Police sergeant, who starts out as a good cop, receiving a medal and a promotion to lieutenant for heroism during Hurricane Katrina. During his heroic act, McDonagh injures his back and later becomes addicted to prescription pain medication. McDonagh finds himself involved with a drug dealer who is suspected of murdering a family of African immigrants.

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Directed by

Werner Herzog

Written by

William M. Finkelstein (Writer)

Runtime

122 minutes

Country

United States of America

Language

English

Tagline

The only criminal he can't catch is himself.

Cast

Keywords

police corruption illegal drugs organized crime policeman police brutality new orleans murder investigation

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#628 on The 21st Century Most Acclaimed Films They Shoot Pictures, Don't They?