FILM FRIDAY: L.A. CONFIDENTIAL
In honour of director, Curtis Hanson, RIP.
- •Genre:Neo-noir crime
- •I've only seen it once, but this film has impact: great acting - an excellent plot - the pacing is good and THERE'S A TWIST as you try to work out who are the good guys and who are the bad guys.
- •Antipodean connections:Guy Pearce (Australian, but born in the U.K.) and Russell Crowe (New Zealander) have lead roles as American cops in the LAPD of the 1950s
- •Awards:Academy Award for best adapted screenplay and Best Supporting Actress for Kim Basinger
- •Curtis Hanson died on 20 September 2016.