Nick Pulovski is a cop, who is presently assigned to the auto theft division and who for the most part of his career has not done anything worthwhile. But when he discovers that a man named Strom is the brains behind a major car theft and chop shop ring, he sees this as his opportunity to do something. After his partner is killed, the case is then transfered to homicide, so he is taken off the case. And he is assigned a new partner, David Ackerman. a cop who has just recently been promoted to detective. But Pulovski feeling as if Strom is his decides to continue pursuing him but Ackerman who tries to play by the rules is not sure what to do, and he is also a little afraid cause of a childhood incident. Written by
What could a veteran and a rookie cop do this Christmas.
Did You Know?
The movie was controversial for its depiction of a provocative and unconventional woman-on-man rape sequence with it garnering much publicity. See more
Strom discovers Polowski on top of the elevator when Max's blood drips onto his shoulder. However, when the elevator first begins to rise, there is an out-of-focus shot of Strom looking up. See more
Lt. Ray Garcia
It's not just a job! It's a fucking adventure!
Referenced in Tatort: Märchenwald
All The Things You Are
Written by Jerome Kern
and Oscar Hammerstein II See more