Item Details

The Offence

Metro Goldwyn Mayer ; United Artists ; Tantallon presents ; written by John Hopkins ; produced by Denis O'Dell ; directed by Sidney Lumet
Format
Video; DVD
Summary
After 20 years on the police force, Detective Sergeant Johnson has seen too much. One day while interrogating a snide, sarcastic suspect in a child molestation case, all of his pent up anger and hatred surfaces and Johnson loses control, killing the man. What had started out as a routine investigation has turned into a case of police brutality, and Johnson must now attempt to reconcile his own violent behaviour.
Director
Sidney Lumet
Performers
Sean Connery, Trevor Howard, Vivien Merchant, Ian Bannen, Peter Bowles.
Release Date
1972
Run Time
108 min.
Language
English
Rating
MPAA rating: R
Notes
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 1972.
  • "This disc is expected to play back in DVD video 'play only' devices, and may not play in other DVD devices, including recorders and PC drives." -- Container.
  • A foreign film (Great Britain).
Series
Metro Goldwyn Mayer Limited Edition Collection
Credits
Photography, Gerry Fisher; music, Harrison Birtwistle; editor, John Victor Smith.
Published
[Beverly Hills, Calif.] : Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment, [2010]
Related Resources
Credits from Internet movie database
Description
1 videodisc (approximately 108 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
DVD-R (NTSC, region 1); widescreen; Dolby digital 2.0.
Technical Details
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