Policeman Bob Gold has to capture a murderer that not even the FBI has been able to find. But before he can even start he is re-assigned to the murder of an old Jewish lady in a black area. The evidence points at a Jewish hate group and he discovers connections between them and his previous case. Written by
Bob Gold is a cop. A good cop. But tonight, he will betray his friends, disgrace the force, and commit an act of violence because he believes it is the only right thing to do.
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's script began as an adaptation of his friend William J. Caunitz
's novel 'Suspects', but the more Mamet wrote, the more his story diverged from the novel, until it ultimately became an original screenplay. See more
When Detective Gold discovers the photo behind the picture, in the picture is a Hebrew sign referring to a road being built by the Labor Federation's (haHistadrut) Solel Boneh division. In the sign it's misspelled "Vistadrut - Solel Bono". See more
You sorry fucking sack of shit. You shot my partner.
Yeah, man, and you could have paid me back if you would have brought your gun. That was your mistake, man.
Referenced in Magnolia