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Narc (2003)

2 Ratings: 4.0
A movie directed by Joe Carnahan

Jittery camera moves and a gray-blue palette make it clear thatNarcis a gritty police drama in the tradition ofThe French ConnectionandSerpico. Jason Patric (Rush,Your Friends & Neighbors) plays Nick Tellis, a former undercover cop with an accidental … see full wiki

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Director: Joe Carnahan
2 reviews about Narc (2003)
review by . July 27, 2005
NARC isn't really a PLEASANT movie to watch. It's about a lot of angry, messed-up people spending a lot of time sweating and under-stress. It's set in wintry Detroit, and the film has been processed so that all the exterior shots are tinted in blue, making the whole thing a little ugly to look at.    But it has a raw power and anger that feels genuine. This is a story that shows how people with good ideals and good intentions can nonetheless through their own frailties and lack …
review by . June 21, 2003
posted in Movie Hype
NARC is an art film. True the story of undercover cops who at times yeild to the incredible pressure of their seedy lives has been told many times, but few films have presented a more savagely realistic insight into this genre than this very fine film. The feeling throughout the movie is one of the viewer being along (in the back seat perhaps), seeing first hand the horrors of the drug world and its effects on everyone it touches. But for once we don't have untainted 'heroes'. We are shown the inner …
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