The Departed


2h 30m 2006

Brief Synopsis

In South Boston the state police force is waging war on organized crime. Young undercover cop Billy Costigan is assigned to infiltrate the mob syndicate that is run by gangland chief Costello. While Billy is quickly gaining Costello's confidence, Colin Sullivan, a hardened young criminal who has infiltrated the police department as an informer for the syndicate, is rising to a position of power in the Special Investigation Unit. Each man becomes deeply consumed by his double life, gathering information about the plans and counter-plans of the operations he has penetrated. But when it becomes clear to both the gangsters and the police that there's a mole in their midst, Billy and Colin are suddenly in danger of being caught and exposed to the enemy--and each must race to uncover the identity of the other man in time to save himself.

Film Details

Also Known As
Departed, Infernal Affairs, infiltr├ęs
MPAA Rating
Genre
Drama
Action
Crime
Thriller
Release Date
2006
Distribution Company
WARNER BROS. PICTURES DISTRIBUTION (WBPD)
Location
Boston, Massachusetts, USA; Quincy, Massachusetts, USA; New York City, New York, USA

Technical Specs

Duration
2h 30m

Synopsis

In South Boston the state police force is waging war on organized crime. Young undercover cop Billy Costigan is assigned to infiltrate the mob syndicate that is run by gangland chief Costello. While Billy is quickly gaining Costello's confidence, Colin Sullivan, a hardened young criminal who has infiltrated the police department as an informer for the syndicate, is rising to a position of power in the Special Investigation Unit. Each man becomes deeply consumed by his double life, gathering information about the plans and counter-plans of the operations he has penetrated. But when it becomes clear to both the gangsters and the police that there's a mole in their midst, Billy and Colin are suddenly in danger of being caught and exposed to the enemy--and each must race to uncover the identity of the other man in time to save himself.

Crew

G. A. Aguilar

Stunt Coordinator

G. A. Aguilar

Unit Director

Michael Aguilar

Coproducer

Joseph S Alfieri

Construction Coordinator

Wayne Allen

Costumer

Sebastian Almeida

Camera Assistant

Tandyn Almer

Song

Ron Ames

Visual Effects Producer

Ron Ames

Assistant Director

Michael Arthur

Stunts

Chet Badalato

Assistant

Jamie Baker

Foley Editor

Lavern Baker

Song Performer

Michael Ballhaus

Director Of Photography

Tamara Bally

Production Accountant

Chris Barnes

Stunts

Alexander Barr

Song

Ron Barr

Film Lab

Allison Barton

Best Boy Grip

Bobby Beckles

Stunts

Angela Bellisio

Camera Assistant

Carlos Bermudez

Chief Lighting Technician

Chrissie Beveridge

Makeup

Kathryn Blondell

Hair Stylist

Jim Boniece

Key Rigging Grip

Eric Borja

Office Production Assistant

Marianne Bower

Researcher

Bob Braun

Set Designer

Scott Brock

Assistant Editor

G Mac Brown

Executive Producer

Kayce Brown

Assistant

Jim Bruening

Score Recording

Roy Buchanan

Song Performer

Robert Buckman

Transportation Co-Captain

Jamie Buckner

Office Production Assistant

Wilfred Caban

Special Effects

John Caglione Jr.

Makeup Artist

Carmen Campolo

Special Effects

Teresa Carriker-thayer

Art Director

Kenneth Casey

Song

Kam Chan

Foley Editor

Felix Chong

Source Material

Patsy Cline

Song Performer

Bob Colletti

Stunts

George Colucci

Stunts

Daniel B Cone

Assistant

Marko Constanzo

Foley Artist

Andrew Cooper

Photography

Blaise Corrigan

Stunts

Elizabeth Cotnoir

Music Coordinator

Ralph Crowley

Chief Lighting Technician

Joe Cuba

Song Performer

Joe Cuba

Song

Carol Cuddy

Unit Production Manager

Treeve Currie

Office Production Assistant

David Davenport

Costume Supervisor

Timothy Davies

Best Boy Grip

Doug Davison

Executive Producer

Andrew J. Day

Chief Lighting Technician

Jerry Decarlo

Hair Stylist

Michelle M Deforest

Set Production Assistant

Joseph M Deluca

On-Set Dresser

Patricia Kerrigan Dicerto

Casting Associate

Gaetano Donizetti

Music

Billy Dowd

Extras Agent/Coordinator

Thomas P Duffy

Consultant

Jennifer Dunnington

Music Editor

Antonin Dvorak

Music

Abby Eon

Assistant

Jane Fagan

Assistant

Michael James Faradie

Stunts

Joe Farulla

Makeup Artist

Chris Fielder

Assistant Sound Editor

Tass Filipos

Music Editor

David Fischer

Assistant

Mark Fitzgerald

Assistant Location Manager

Tom Fleischman

Sound Re-Recording Mixer

James P Flynn

Transportation Captain

Frank Foley

Craft Service

Alan Frey

Music Coordinator

Lauren Gale

Craft Service

Tim Gallin

Stunts

Eugene Gearty

Sound Effects Editor

Eugene Gearty

Supervising Sound Editor

Kay Georgiou

Hair Stylist

Michael Germain

Makeup

Adam Gerstel

Visual Effects

Don Gibson

Song

Jeffrey Lee Gibson

Stunts

Tanner Gill

Stunts

David Gilmour

Song

Ann Gray

Post-Production Coordinator

Anthony Greco

On-Set Dresser

Rhonney Greene

Costumer

Brad Grey

Producer

Robert Griffon

Property Master

Sian Grigg

Makeup

Charles Grubbs

Rigging Gaffer

Carlos Guerra

Camera Assistant

Woody Guthrie

Song

Mark Hagerman

Production Coordinator

Kristin Hahn

Executive Producer

Peter Ham

Song

Lauren Hayward

Stunts

Cort Hessler Iii

Stunts

Joel R Hirsch

Assistant Editor

Tim Hirten

Consultant

Daniel Charles Hoffman

Assistant Editor

Debbie Holbrook

Costumer

Sydney Huynh

Production Secretary

Michael Hyde

Transportation Captain

Douglas Ingle

Song

O'kelley Isley

Song

Ronald Isley

Song

Rudolph Isley

Song

Margaret Jacobs

Production Coordinator

Mick Jagger

Song

Elmore James

Song

Meg Montagnino Jarrett

Production Coordinator

Nils Johnson

Video Playback

Nina Johnston

Costumer

Nasir Jones

Song Performer

Nasir Jones

Song

Derrick Kardos

Graphic Designer

Matthew Kelly

Song

Paula Kelly

Makeup Artist

Sean Kelly

Stunts

Ray Kennedy

Song

Parrish Kensington

Costumer

Brian Kenyon

Assistant Director

Frank Kern

Foley

Graham King

Producer

Sean King

Assistant

Steve Kirshoff

Special Effects Coordinator

Morgan Kling

Assistant

Erik Knight

Art Department Coordinator

Marion Kolsby

Assistant Art Director

Michael Kriston

Hair Stylist

Greg Laporta

Music Arranger

Thomas F Lappin

Camera Operator

Amy Lauritsen

Assistant Director

Kristina Lee

Office Production Assistant

Roy Lee

Executive Producer

Robert Legato

Unit Director

Robert Legato

Visual Effects Supervisor

Margaret Leigh Palmer

Costumer

John Lennon

Song

John Lennon

Song Performer

Paul A Levin

Post-Production Supervisor

Ellen Lewis

Casting Director

Eric Lewsen

On-Set Dresser

Debora Lilavois

Assistant Sound Editor

Mitch Lillian

Key Grip

Marissa Littlefield

Adr Supervisor

Cookie Lopez

Wardrobe

Nicholas Lundy

Art Director

James Lynch

Song

Bruce Maccallum

Camera Operator

Kevin Mahon

On-Set Dresser

Alan Mak

Source Material

Lawrence Manchester

Music Scoring Mixer

Lawrence Manchester

Score Recording

Brian R Mannain

On-Set Dresser

Paul Michael Marini

Stunts

Charlie Marroquin

Best Boy Grip

Rick Marroquin

Dolly Grip

Robert Martini

Transportation Coordinator

Gary Martone

Key Grip

Matthew Mason

Assistant

Jay Mccarey

Stunts

John Mcdonnell

Assistant Property Master

Michael A Mcfadden

Rigging Grip

Ian Mclaughlin

Stunts

Danny Michael

Sound Mixer

William Monahan

Screenplay

Tim Monich

Dialect Coach

Jennifer M Moore

Costumer

Van Morrison

Song Performer

Donald J. Mowat

Makeup

Lyvan Munlyn

Scenic Artist

Stephen Nakamura

Colorist

Gianni Nunnari

Executive Producer

Colin O'hara

Assistant

Denis O'sullivan

Assistant

Steven Oare

Assistant Production Coordinator

Steven Oppenheim

Set Production Assistant

Freida Orange

Assistant

Marc Orrell

Song

Lisa Padovani

Assistant Costume Designer

Janet Paparazzo

Stunts

Van Dyke Parks

Song

Katrina Parsons

Production Secretary

Maria Paseka

Craft Service

Ben Pedersen

Music Editor

Dawn Perlin

Assistant

Carolyn Pickman

Casting

Pee Wee Piemonte

Stunts

Martha Pinson

Script Supervisor

Brad Pitt

Producer

Luke Poling

Office Production Assistant

Film Details

Also Known As
Departed, Infernal Affairs, infiltr├ęs
MPAA Rating
Genre
Drama
Action
Crime
Thriller
Release Date
2006
Distribution Company
WARNER BROS. PICTURES DISTRIBUTION (WBPD)
Location
Boston, Massachusetts, USA; Quincy, Massachusetts, USA; New York City, New York, USA

Technical Specs

Duration
2h 30m

Award Wins

Best Adapted Screenplay

2006

Best Adapted Screenplay

2007
William Monahan

Best Director

2006
Martin Scorsese

Best Director

2007
Martin Scorsese

Best Editing

2006

Best Picture

2006

Best Picture

2007
Graham King

Award Nominations

Best Supporting Actor

2006
Mark Wahlberg

Quotes

Trivia

Miscellaneous Notes

Released in United States Fall October 6, 2006

Released in United States on Video February 13, 2007

Released in United States October 2006

Shown at Rome Film Festival (Special Event) October 13-21, 2006.

Warner Bros. Pictures reportedly paid $1.75 million for the remake rights to the film.

Released in United States Fall October 6, 2006

Released in United States on Video February 13, 2007

Released in United States October 2006 (Shown at Rome Film Festival (Special Event) October 13-21, 2006.)

Project is the English language remake of the Hong Kong film "Infernal Affairs" (Hong Kong/2002) directed by "Andrew" Wai Keung Lau and Alan Mak.