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An accident involving a young child sets off a chain of events that brings an Australian police officer's world crashing down.

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Detective Jim Melic
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Elliott 'Doolan'
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Make Reporter - Nick Jemanus
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Shooter
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Sarge
Aimee Pedersen ...
Maria
Vico Thai ...
Vico
Patrick Thompson ...
Jock
Terrence Hepburn ...
Tambourine's Bar Tender (as Terrance Hepburn)
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Sarah Morley
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Three male detectives become embroiled in a tense struggle after a tragic accident that leaves a child in a coma. One is guilty of a crime, one will try to cover it up, and the other attempts to expose it. How far will these men go to both disguise and unravel the truth? Written by Anonymous

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The incident scene was filmed on Bunnerong Rd Matraville near the site of a real Police accident where a Police car came over the crest at speed, getting airborne, losing control and hit a child killing the child. His incident occurred in the 1990's from memory. See more »

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Detective Carl Summer: Time... time and the world swallows events. And it's sad but that's how it is. And you and me... you know, the world is gonna swallows us up and who knows in the end if we leave a mark. But we're doing something. And I'd like to think we're doing something with what we're given.
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Avalon
Performed by Roxy Music
Written by Bryan Ferry (as B.Ferry) (BMG Chrysalis/Mushroom Music)
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Licensed courtesy of EMI Music Australia Pty Limited
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18 March 2015 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

"Felony," from 2013, is a film written by and starring Joel Edgerton, Jai Courtney, and Tom Wilkinson. These actors play Australian police detectives who are brought into conflict after a tragedy.

Edgerton plays Malcolm Toohey. After a few drinks, he is driving home when he hits a boy who is riding a bicycle. The boy is not wearing a helmet and is bleeding. Panicked, Malcolm calls for paramedics. He says initially that he didn't see anything, that he saw something in the street and it turned out to be the boy. Later on he says he saw the tail lights of a car as it turned the corner.

This discrepancy is noted by a new detective, Jim Melic (Courtney). Courtney's partner is a veteran, Carl Summer (Wilkinson). Melic doesn't understand the way the incident is handled. The car was not impounded, for one thing, and the discrepancy in Malcolm's statement isn't questioned.

Melic becomes obsessed with gathering evidence on the case, particularly after meeting the boy's mother and seems to become interested in her. Summer, on the other hand, wants him to stop investigating. Malcolm? His conscience is killing him.

Good movie, if not great, with an excellent performance by Wilkinson, as always. There is something about his presence in any film that elevates it, in my opinion. He is such an excellent actor, and has such a wide range, that he draws a viewer in immediately.

Joel Edgerton approached his role in an internalized way, probably not to everyone's taste, but his performance is solid. Jai Courtney comes off in his role as a determined detective who is able to keep his emotions in check until the very end, sort of inwardly seething.

All in all, very good, also quite dark. No one leaves this world unscathed.


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