Director: Abel Ferrara Run Time: 96 min. Format: 35mm Rating: NC17 Release Year: 1992
Starring: Harvey Keitel, Paul Calderon, Victor Argo
A life re-evaluation ensues when the BAD LIEUTENANT investigates a rape charge.
A 35mm presentation.
Harvey Keitel is the Lieutenant, a corrupt cop steeped in gambling debt who exploits his authority to sexually harass teenage girls, embezzle money and abuse drugs. His troubles come to a head when a mob lackey delivers an ultimatum: pay off his debt, or else. His fate appears sealed but when he learns that a $50,000 reward is being offered to whoever catches a pair of thugs who raped a nun, he jumps at the opportunity, hoping that he can still redeem himself.
Part of Nitehawk’s fall CRIME series.