Homicide (1991)

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Rated R
101 Minutes
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United States
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Thriller, Drama


Ving Rhames, William H. Macy, Joe Mantegna


David Mamet

Plot Synopsis:

In David Mamet's cinema, nothing is as it seems - so you better know what you're looking for. Unfortunately, the protagonist of Mamet's nightmarish urban odyssey Homicide, inner-city police detective Bobby Gold (Joe Mantegna), is as bewildered about who he is as who (or what) he's after. Gold's investigation, following the murder of an elderly Jewish candy-shop owner, leads him down a path of obscure encounters and clues, as well as profound reckoning with his own self and identity. Filled with Mamet's trademark verbal play and featuring standout supporting performances from William H. Macy, Ving Rhames, and Rebecca Pidgeon, Homicide is a taut, rich work from a true American original.

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