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A.C.A.B. (2012)
"ACAB - All Cops Are Bastards" (original title)

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A look at the controversial riot cops unit, told through the stories of three veteran cops and a young recruit.

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Domenico Diele ...
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Stefania Bogo ...
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Antonio Brundu ...
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Sebastiano Colla ...
Poliziotto narcotici
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A look at the controversial riot cops unit, told through the stories of three veteran cops and a young recruit.

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gruesome reality
19 June 2012 | by (India) – See all my reviews

ACAP is a raw and honest attempt at showing the ignored lives of riot cops, at least their personal lives and internal issues are seldom spoken of! Shot and narrated in a Documentary style, it gives the movie a gritty reality, well complemented by some good performances from the cast. The background score does add value to the drama, the ending truly class.

Italian being an alien language, I had to keep my eye on subtitles as well, which did mar my movie experience - I did watch it a second time without subtitles. I had to make a thorough study on the whole plot, the immigration issues and the hatredness for cops - it was all new to me. And once i got the hang of the issues being discussed, I really did love the movie, yea it might not be the the action thriller or biopic thriller the global audience would go after, but it deserves to be in the Global panorama, for the rawness and gruesome reality it shows, obviously the technical side should take a bow for making an outstanding movie product. 7.5/10


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