Michael Mann directs this action thriller set in 1930s gangland America. Johnny Depp stars as the charismatic bank robber John Dillinger, whose audacious raids and subsequent jailbreaks thrilled the American public as their sympathy for the banks that had plunged the country into Depression reached an all-time low. Despite his status as a folk hero, Dillinger was declared 'Public Enemy Number One' by J.
Please note this is a region B Blu-ray and will require a region B or region free Blu-ray player in order to play. Since crime auteur Michael Mann, like his protagonists, plays by his own rules, Public Enemies eschews back story and motivation for a closely-observed, action-packed examination of men at work. FBI supremo J. Edgar Hoover (Billy Crudup) kick-starts a nationwide manhunt when he proclaims John Dillinger (Johnny Depp) Public Enemy #1.
In the summer of 1933 a group of chancers, misfits and psychopaths took to the American road. Fuelled by the Depression, fast cars and cheap guns, these freelance gangsters terrorized a swathe of banks and drugstores across the Midwest. This book features the story of these outlaws whose exploits became folklore.
United Kingdom released, PAL/Region 2 DVD: LANGUAGES: English ( Dolby Digital Stereo ), WIDESCREEN (1.78:1), SPECIAL FEATURES: Interactive Menu, Scene Access, SYNOPSIS: From the award winning writer of Mark of Cain comes this explosive drama, exploring the relationship between 28-year-old Eddie, (Daniel Mays - Ashes to Ashes, Made in Dagenham) recently released on life licence from prison after serving 10 years, and his probation office, Paula (Anna Friel - Pushing Daisies, The Street) returning herself from suspension from a previous case gone-wrong.