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THE DEPARTED - In Theatres October 6

Leonardo DiCaprio, Matt Damon, Jack Nicholson and Mark Wahlberg star in Martin Scorsese’s new crime drama “The Departed.”
“The Departed” is set in South Boston where the Massachusetts State Police Department is waging an all-out war to take down the city’s top organized crime ring. The key is to end the reign of powerful mob boss Frank Costello (Jack Nicholson) from the inside. A young rookie, Billy Costigan (Leonardo DiCaprio), who grew up in South Boston, is assigned to infiltrate the mob run by Costello. While Billy is working to gain Costello’s trust, another young cop who came up from the streets of “Southie,” Colin Sullivan (Matt Damon), is quickly rising through the ranks of the state police. Earning a spot in the Special Investigations Unit, Colin is among a handful of elite officers whose mission is to bring Costello down. But what his superiors don’t know is that Colin is working for Costello, keeping the crime boss one step ahead of the police.

Each man becomes deeply consumed by his double life, gathering information about the plans and counter-plans of the operation he has penetrated. But when it becomes clear to both the gangsters and the police that they have a mole in their midst, Billy and Colin find themselves in constant danger of being caught and exposed to the enemy—and each must race to uncover the identity of the other man in time to save himself.

Warner Bros. Pictures presents, A Plan B / Initial Entertainment Group / Vertigo Entertainment Production, in association with Media Asia Films, a Martin Scorsese Picture, “The Departed,” starring Leonardo DiCaprio, Matt Damon, Jack Nicholson, Mark Wahlberg, Martin Sheen, Ray Winstone, Vera Farmiga and Alec Baldwin.

The film is directed by Martin Scorsese, from a screenplay by William Monahan. Brad Pitt, Brad Grey and Graham King produced “The Departed,” with Roy Lee, Doug Davison, G. Mac Brown, Kristin Hahn and Gianni Nunnari serving as executive producers, and Joseph Reidy co-producing.

Collaborating with Scorsese behind the scenes were director of photography Michael Ballhaus, production designer Kristie Zea, editor Thelma Schoonmaker, and costumes designer Sandy Powell. The score is composed by Howard Shore.

“The Departed” is distributed by Warner Bros. Pictures, a Warner Bros. Entertainment Company. This film has been rated “R” by the MPAA for “strong brutal violence, pervasive language, some strong sexual content and drug material.”

1 WINNER WILL RECEIVE

1 DVD of each of these 5 Martin Scorsese’s films:
Who’s That Knocking at My Door
Mean Streets
GoodFellas
After Hours
Alice Doesn’t Live Here Anymore

1 Grey Distressed Baseball Cap with Embroidered Title
1 Heavyweight Navy Blue The Departed “Massachusetts State Police” Tee
1 Heavyweight Athletic GreyThe Departed “Irish” Tee

4 WINNERS WILL EACH RECEIVE

1 Grey Distressed Baseball Cap with Embroidered Title

1 Heavyweight Navy Blue The Departed “Massachusetts State Police” Tee

1 Heavyweight Athletic GreyThe Departed “Irish” Tee



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