About the film
police brutality journalism police corruption reporter exposé wrongful conviction whistleblower
The Thin Blue Lie
Release Date: August 13, 2000
|Slogan||:||«In this city, cops are kings...and brutality reigns.»|
|Production Companies||:||Helfgott-Turner Productions, Paramount Television Studios|
|Producers||:||Victoria Burrows, Stephanie Gorin, Roger Young, Fritzi Horstman, Stephen J. Turnbull, Stephen J. Turnbull, Daniel Helfgott, Janet Turner, Jonathan Neumann|
Philadelphia, 1976. The city of Brotherly Love is waging a successful war against crime led by its tough-talking mayor, Frank Rizzo. But a maverick investigative reporter, Jonathan Neumann, has heard some troubling rumors: stories of innocent people victimized by a "goon squad" of law enforcement officers.