A Cop Movie

A Cop Movie

A Cop Movie

Walking the line between fact and fiction, this documentary delves into corruption in the Mexican police through the experiences of two officers.

2021107 minsMexicoNo Ficción, JustFilms / Ford Foundation
CrimeDocumentaryWorld Cinema

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A Cop Movie / Reviews

Hollywood Reporter

Hollywood Reporter

An intriguing, completely deconstructed look at what it takes to both be a cop and to play one...

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Variety

Variety

An inventive investigation into what motivates the police...

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IndieWire

IndieWire

A refreshing and innovative look at the challenges of modern-day police work...

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Slant Magazine

Slant Magazine

A bracingly nuanced and enraging portrait of police work.

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The New Yorker

The New Yorker

A remarkable docu-fiction hybrid...

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Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles Times

In its artful engagement with demystifying perspectives, A Cop Movie at least adds to an important conversation instead of further widening an impasse.

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A.V. Club

A.V. Club

Aside from the Mexico City setting, it doesn’t really accomplish anything unique...

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RogerEbert.com

RogerEbert.com

Eventually we see that Ruizpalacios has put the system to a kind of acid test in treating this case.

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