Starring Leonardo DiCaprio, Matt Damon, Jack Nicholson, Mark Wahlberg, Martin Sheen and Ray Winstone, "The Departed" (also known as "Infernal Affairs", "The departed - Il bene e il male", "Departed - Unter Feinden") is a Crime/Drama/Thriller film directed by Martin Scorsese, and written by Siu Fai Mak (2002 screenplay Mou gaan dou), released in the USA on September 26 of 2006.
Cops or Criminals. When you're facing a loaded gun what's the difference?
Who directed "The Departed":
The Departed was directed by Martin Scorsese, an American director, producer, actor, and writer.
Before directing The Departed, Martin Scorsese had directed The Aviator, released in 2004, Gangs of New York (2002), Kundun (1997), Casino (1995), The Age of Innocence (1993), and Cape Fear (1991). Since, he directed The Rise of Theodore Roosevelt, released in 2009, Shutter Island (2009), Public Speaking (2010), Hugo (2011), The Wolf of Wall Street (2013).
When was "The Departed" released:
The Departed was initially released on Tuesday, September 26, 2006, in the United States. Also released on this day were Live Feed (dir. Ryan Nicholson), Chaos (dir. David DeFalco and Tony Giglio), and Bratz: Passion 4 Fashion - Diamondz. This was thirteen (13) years ago.
It has been released on Friday, October 06, 2006 in the United Kingdom; Wednesday, November 29, 2006 in France; Thursday, December 07, 2006 in Germany; Sunday, October 15, 2006 in Italy; Friday, October 27, 2006 in Spain; Thursday, October 12, 2006 in Australia and on Sunday, November 26, 2006 in Japan.
What is the cast of "The Departed":
At the casting of The Departed we find Leonardo DiCaprio, previously seen in The Aviator (2004) and Catch Me If You Can (2002); Matt Damon (Syriana (2005), The Brothers Grimm (2005)); Jack Nicholson (Anger Management (2003), About Schmidt (2002)) [ more... ]
- Leonardo DiCaprio, Alec Baldwin and J.C. MacKenzie also worked together in The Aviator, released in 2004.
- Mark Wahlberg and Robert Wahlberg also appeared in Contraband, released in 2012.
- Vera Farmiga and Ray Winstone can also be seen in Breaking and Entering, released in 2006.
- Leonardo DiCaprio and Martin Sheen also appeared together in Les Cent et une nuits de Simon Cinéma, released in 1995.
What is the Storyline of "The Departed":
Colin Sullivan (Damon) is introduced to organized crime by Irish-American mobster Frank Costello (Nicholson) in the Irish neighborhood of South Boston. Costello trains him in becoming a mole inside the Massachusetts State Police. Sullivan is accepted into the Special Investigations Unit, which focuses on organized crime.
Before he graduates from the police academy, Billy Costigan (DiCaprio) is asked by Captain Queenan (Sheen) and Staff Sergeant Dignam (Wahlberg) to go undercover, as his family ties [...]
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