Considering how often police reform makes its way into headlines, when is it not time to revisit the remarkable whistle-blowing courage of legendary New York cop Frank Serpico?
If you’ve watched the
The long-retired, periodically hermit-like subject makes for a lively participant. He takes D'Ambrosio on a tour of his old precinct haunts, acting out memorable exchanges — he remains proud of his role-playing undercover skills — and revisiting the apartment hallway where he took a bullet to the head. (Suspiciously that day, no "officer down" dispatch was ever called.)
There’s also plenty of archival footage, excerpts from the
Running time: 1 hour, 36 minutes
Playing: Arena Cinelounge Sunset, Hollywood