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"After 20 years, what detective-sergeant Johnson has seen and done is destroying him."

This British thriller stars Sean Connery as police Detective Sergeant Johnson who is struggling under the weight of the images and acts of violence he has seen in his job. During a routine interrogation Johnson becomes angry and distressed at the answers given to him by a suspect in the rape of a young girl, Johnson loses his cool and beats the man to death. The police interrogate Johnson the next day in a bid to discover the truth about what happened, a story which is told in a series of flashbacks explaining the problems and motives of Johnson.

R
| 1973 | 1 hr 52 min | 7.0/10
Cast
Sean Connery, Trevor Howard, Vivien Merchant, Ian Bannen
Studio
United Artists
Director
Sidney Lumet
Language
English
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