The departed [videorecording] / Warner Bros. Pictures presents a Plan B/Initial Entertainment Group/Vertigo Entertainment production in association with Media Asia Films ; directed by Martin Scorsese ; screenplay by William Monahan ; produced by Brad Pitt, Brad Grey and Graham King ; a Martin Scorsese picture.

Video/Projected medium
  • English
  • French
  • Spanish
Widescreen ed.
Burbank, CA : Warner Home Video, [2007]
1 videodisc (152 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.


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Restrictions note
For private home use only.
Summary note
In South Boston, the state police force are waging a war on Irish-American organized crime. Undercover cop Billy Costigan is assigned to infiltrate the mob syndicate, which is run by gangland chief Frank Costello. Billy quickly gains Costello's confidence. But when it becomes clear to both the mob and the police that there are moles in their midst, Billy and the other mole are suddenly thrust into danger. Afraid of being caught and exposed to the enemy, each must race to uncover the identity of the other man in time to save himself.
  • Video release of a 2006 motion picture.
  • Based on the 2002 screenplay "Wu jian dao" by Alan Mak and Felix Chong.
  • Special features: theatrical trailer (3 min.).
Creation/​Production credits
Director of photography, Michael Ballhaus ; editor, Thelma Schoonmaker ; music, Howard Shore ; costume designer, Sandy Powell ; production designer, Kristi Zea ; visual effects supervisor, Rob Legato.
Target audience
  • MPAA rating: R; strong brutal violence, pervasive language, some strong sexual content and drug material.
  • CHV rating: 18A, violence and coarse language. OFRB rating: 18A.
System details
DVD, region 1, widescreen (letterbox, enhanced) presentation; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround, dual-layer.
National Board of Review (USA), 2006: NBR - Best Director (Martin Scorsese) ; Best Ensemble
Leonardo DiCaprio, Matt Damon, Jack Nicholson, Mark Wahlberg, Martin Sheen, Ray Winstone, Vera Farmiga, Anthony Anderson, Alec Baldwin.
Language note
English, dubbed French or dubbed Spanish dialogue, English, French or Spanish subtitles; closed-captioned.
French title
  • Agents troubles
  • 1419818139
  • 9781419818134
  • 141986050X
  • 9781419860508
Publisher no.
  • 73674
  • 119438
Universal Product Code
  • 012569736740
  • 085391181125
  • 085391194385
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