The Offence

The Offence
  • 1972
  • UK
  • 1h 53min
  • 18
  • Directed by: Sidney Lumet
  • Written by: John Hopkins
  • Cast: Sean Connery, Trevor Howard, Vivien Merchant, Ian Bannen, Peter Bowles, Derek Newark, Ronald Radd

Tortured by the awfulness of his past experiences, police inspector Connery develops an explosive desire to break the spirit of a suspected child molester in for questioning, which culminates in disaster. Excellent performances dominate a slightly overwrought psychological thriller.

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