L.A. Confidential

03 Feb 1999

Director: Curtis Hanson



135 min

This James Ellroy Novel turned to film, concerns crooked cops and devious dealings set in 1950’s LA. The brutal massacre in a burger bar starts a complicated and dangerous investigation by the few honest cops LA has left. Thereupon a tightly knitted plot unfolds to find the perpetrators of the crime and uncover the corruption thriving within the city’s law enforcement agency. The film won a pair of Baftas and an Oscar for the Best Adapted Screenplay. Starring Kevin Spacey, Russell Crowe, Guy Pierce and Kim Bassinger who won an Oscar for her role.