Filth (2013)

Genres - Comedy Drama  |   Sub-Genres - Black Comedy, Police Drama  |   Release Date - May 30, 2014 (USA - Limited)  |   Run Time - 97 min.  |   Countries - Belgium , Germany , United Kingdom , Sweden , United States   |   MPAA Rating - R
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Synopsis by Jason Buchanan

James McAvoy stars in director Jon S. Baird's outrageous dark comedy based on the book by Irvine Welsh, and centered on the exploits of a debauched cop on a mission to crack a murder case, earn a big promotion, and win back his estranged wife. Detective Sergeant Bruce Robertson (McAvoy) is unlike any cop on the force. A pervert, a drug addict, and an irredeemable jerk, he thinks he's in control, even as his life spirals into oblivion. Now, in order to earn a major promotion, Detective Robertson will actually have to work, instead of hustling his way though each day in a haze of drugs and alcohol. Meanwhile, the harder he tries to get a grip, the further his future seems to slip out of reach. Jamie Bell, Jim Broadbent, Imogen Poots, Shirley Henderson, and Joanne Froggat co-star.

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murder, police-officer