Frank Serpico (2017)

Genres - Culture & Society  |   Sub-Genres - Biography, Law & Crime, Workplace Issues  |   Release Date - Nov 1, 2017 (USA - Limited)  |   Run Time - 99 min.  |   Countries - United States  |   MPAA Rating - NR
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Synopsis by Emily Nakanishi

This documentary profiles Frank Serpico, who famously blew the whistle on corruption in the NYPD while working as an officer in the 1960s and '70s. Serpico recounts his experiences as an undercover cop, and reflects on his life after leaving the NYPD. The film also features interviews with childhood friends, fellow officers, and neighbors. Directed by Antonino D'Ambrosio.

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corruption, crime-solving, police, police-corruption, whistleblower