The light-hearted comedy The Departed (2006) will win no awards at the Oscars, but it is a real pleasure. With great humor, acting and music, the film is a real winner. The message: The mafia has it all sewn up, and is a force to reckoned with in the city; everyone is corrupt and if you live in the wrong neighborhood, you can be made to vanish. All the while, on the outskirts there is a band of ‘not so ordinary’ people who are using the streets as their sewers. The joys, the sorrows, the laughs and the realisation that there is no going back once you have committed your crime. So if you are looking for a comeback story: This is it! The light-hearted comedy The Departed (2006) is the right choice for your family.
The story revolves around a Boston Police Department captain who is brought down from the pedestals by two young things who have information which will get him out of this mess he is in. It does this by using the rumor and knowledge of corruption from the mob and have the two young people drinking in a bar, talking of the murder of a mobster. The movie shows some of the corruption in Boston in the late 1960s and features many of the gangsters from that era. Read More... 7211a4ac4a