The virtuoso and emblematic thriller of the 80s from the director of The Exorcist and Killer Joe
Jim Hart is only three days away from retirement. Before leaving, this honest and respected cop has given himself the last mission of locking up Rick Masters, a ruthless counterfeiter who reigns over Los Angeles. But he fails and is shot in cold blood. Devastated by grief, his teammate Richard Chance swears to avenge the one he considered his best friend. To bring down Masters, he will not hesitate to cross the limits of legality, dragging with him his new teammate John Vukovich...
With Federal Police, Los Angeles , William Friedkin ( The Exorcist ) signs a mind-blowing descent into hell in a city of angels more Babylonian than ever. Fourteen years after French Connection , the filmmaker once again plays with the boundaries between good and evil, reason and madness, in this thriller where cops and thugs are closer than it seems. An emblematic masterpiece of the 1980s, thanks in particular to its casting, its aesthetics and its music, Federal Police, Los Angeles blasts the codes of the genre with mastery!
FEDERAL POLICE, LOS ANGELES (1985 – Colors – 116 mins) new 4K restoration
. A WORLD OF COUNTERFEITS: THE MAKING-OF OF "FEDERAL POLICE, LOS ANGELES" (30 mins) Interviews with the director and the actors illustrated from the filming archives.