Wednesday 6th June 2012
Directed by Oren Moverman and starring Woody Harrelson, Ben Foster, Sigourney Weaver, Steve Buscemi, Cynthia Nixon and Anne Heche, Rampart is out to own on DVD and Blu-ray on 9th July 2012 from StudioCanal.
Acclaimed crime-fiction writer James Ellroy (L.A. Confidential) uses the controversial and now infamous Rampart police scandals of the late '90's, as the basis of the thrilling action-fuelled Rampart, directed and co-written by Oren Moverman (The Messenger).
Set in Los Angeles, 1999, Woody Harrelson stars as Officer Dave Brown - a Vietnam vet and a Rampart Precinct cop, asserting his own code of justice, often blurring the lines between right and wrong to maintain his action-hero state of mind. When he gets caught on tape beating a suspect, he finds himself in a personal and emotional downward spiral as the consequences of his past sins and his refusal to change his ways in light of a department-wide corruption scandal, seal his fate.
Brown internalises his fear, anguish and paranoia as his world, complete with two ex-wives who are sisters, two daughters, an ageing mentor dispensing bad advice, investigators galore, and a series of seemingly random women, starts making less and less sense. In the end, what is left is a human being stripped of all his pretence, chauvinism, racism, arrogance, and aggression - however, is it enough to redeem him as a man?
Harrelson is supported by an impressive cast including Robin Wright, Sigourney Weaver, Ice Cube, Ben Foster, Ned Beatty, Steve Buscemi, Cynthia Nixon and Anne Heche.
- Making Of
- Cast and Crew Interviews including Woody Harrelson, Ben Foster, Robin Wright, Brie Larson and Oren Moverman
Please note - Disc special features are subject to change, may differ from format to format and/or may differ from region to region.