Directed by: Sean Penn
Starring: Jack Nicholson (Jerry), Robin Wright Penn (Lori), Benicio del Toro (Toby), Pauline Roberts (Chrissy), Aaron Eckhart (Stan), Patricia Clarkson (Mother of victim), Vanessa Redgrave (Grandmother of Victim), Mickey Rourke (Father of other Victim), Tom Noonan (Pastor)
Language: English (Optional Eng Subs)
Genres: Detective-Mystery, Old-Young, Serial Killers
Plot – Spoilers:
Jerry is retiring from service as a detective. His colleagues have booked him on an exotic fishing trip, but Jerry isn’t ready to quit yet. A little girl is found murdered and Jerry’s convinced a serial killer is at work. He packs up his retirement plans and becomes obsessed with finding the killer, while his mind unravels under the stress.
By the end:
So was Jerry a principled man obsessed with following through on his pledge? Or was he an obsessive detective who could never retire from the job. Hard to tell.