The Pledge
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Character: Doctor
Directed by: Sean Penn
Written by: Friedrich Dürrenmatt, Jerzy Kromolowski, Mary Olson-Kromolowski
Produced by: Andrew Stevens, Brian W. Cook, Don Carmody, Elie Samaha
Other cast: Jack Nicholson, Benicio Del Toro, Patricia Clarkson, Beau Daniels, Dale Dickey
Release date: January 19, 2001
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Running time: 2h 4min

A veteran detective investigates a child murder in small-town Nevada, a case he carries over into his retirement by moving into the neighbourhood where the killing occurred. When he begins a relationship with a local mother and her young daughter, he has all the more reason to nail the killer - but by this time his colleagues reckon they have long since wrapped up an open-and-shut case.

Taglines

→ He may have retired, but he’s still catching the killer
→ Detective Jerry Black has made a promise he can’t break, to catch a killer he can’t find.