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Elite Squad: The Enemy Within (2010)Elite Squad: The Enemy Within (2010)

Elite Squad: The Enemy Within (2010)

Action, Crime, Drama

best
THE VERY BEST

8.3

movie

Brazil

English, Portuguese

Action-packed, Dramatic, Intense

2010

José Padilha

Adriano Garib, Andre Mattos, André Ramiro

115 min

Synopsis

After a bloody invasion of the BOPE in the High-Security Penitentiary Bangu 1 in Rio de Janeiro to control a rebellion of interns, the Lieutenant-Colonel Roberto Nascimento and the second in command Captain André Matias are accused by the Human Right Aids member Diogo Fraga of execution of prisoners. Matias is transferred to the corrupted Military Police and Nascimento is exonerated from the BOPE by the Governor.

Our Take

8.3
Andrew Ninnemann

Get ready for one hell of a journey. From the writer of City of God, Elite Squad: The Enemy Within is a poignant and powerful action-packed movie. Set in Brazil, the film follows two seemingly opposed characters (one a police officer, one a professor) as they both work to treat the systemic social ills that corrupt the country. As much a social commentary as it is an action-packed drama (think The Departed and The Wire), Elite Squad will take you on a whirlwind journey that will leave you considering the larger issues of poverty, crime, and “doing good” in the world.

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