Police Chief Jesse Stone, who was suspended by the Paradise, Mass. Town Council, begins moonlighting for his friend, State Homicide Commander Healy, by investigating a series of murders in ...
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Jesse Stone and Captain Healy are shot during an unauthorized stake-out in Boston. Meanwhile, a cryptic letter sent from Paradise leads the mother of a kidnapped child to Stone. Though her son was declared dead, she hopes he will reopen the case.
After his involuntary retirement, Jesse Stone investigates the suspicious death of a young friend while the Paradise police force deals with the arrogant new chief, who is the son-in-law of a town councilman.
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Jesse Stone comes out of involuntary retirement after the sheriff who replaced him exploded in their police car. The other officers Jesse worked with have left the department so he is forced to solve the crime on his own.
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Police Chief Jesse Stone, who was suspended by the Paradise, Mass. Town Council, begins moonlighting for his friend, State Homicide Commander Healy, by investigating a series of murders in Boston, leaving Rose and Suitcase to handle a crime spree in Paradise on their own. Jesse pours his energy into his work in an effort to push away his twin demons: booze and women. When his investigation leads to notorious mob boss Gino Fish, Jesse's pursuit becomes hazardous. Written by
No Remorse is not a stand-alone movie. Tom Selleck, by the way, has to be congratulated for being executive producer and main writer on this one.
To appreciate this, you have to be viewing the series and already know the people, because this story is really a framework upon which to advance the lives of the people in Paradise and Boston that we have come to know. Someone coming upon this movie de novo will not be able to grasp the meaning of the many small scenes.
Basically, we as viewers are interacting with the characters because of the way that the story is told. It takes its time and we care about all the people: Emily, Rose, Gino, Alan, Luthur, Hasty, Cissy, Healy, Reggie (the dog), and even the Town Council. This drawing in process is the genius of the movie. The crime story here is almost secondary even though it permeates the movie and is its backbone. If it were not for this ability to make us care, the movie's story would be a 5 or 6, just average or below average, but I make it a 7 (above average) due to its ability to draw us in to its humanity.
We are left in suspense at the end: Will Jesse get his job back? There is one more episode at this time (Innocents Lost). Stay tuned.
For the record, the title refers to the lack of remorse of a sociopathic killer who kills out of jealousy.
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