Theatrical Release Date: TBC
Home Ent. Release Date: 19 Oct 2008
Directed by legendary filmmaker Sidney Lumet (Prince Of the City, Serpico, Dog Day Afternoon, 12 Angry men, Network) and starring screen legends Trevor Howard (Brief Encounter, The Third Man) and Sean Connery (The Rock, The Untouchables, Goldfinger) in one of his most controversial, memorable and demanding roles. Harrowing, violent and deeply disturbing, The Offence is a gritty, unforgiving and uncompromising psychological thriller that tells the story of Detective Johnson, a man wrought with inner turmoil. After twenty years as a police officer the brutality he’s been forced to endure as part of his job is starting to cause him mental anguish. During the investigation into a number brutal attacks on young girls, Johnson is convinced he’s discovered the culprit and brings in the suspect for questioning, but during the interrogation Johnson’s sanity begins to unravel and dark, buried emotions come to the surface with traumatic results.