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The Glass Shield (1994)

Written and directed by Charles Burnett. Cast: RichardAnderson, Michael Boatman, Bernie Casey, Elliott Gould, Don Harvey,Ice Cube, Michael Ironside, Natalija Nogulich, Lori Petty, M. EmmetWalsh, Gary Wood. In this action thriller, an ambitious rookie copand his station's only female deputy uncover widespread corruptionand conspiracy when they realize that an innocent man has beenjailed for murder. Special DVD features: Feature commentary withwriter/director Charles Burnett and composer Stephen James Taylor;a conversation with Charles Burnett; film scoring with StephenJames Taylor; theatrical trailer. 110 min.Credits and other information from the Internet Movie Database
Reviews and articles:
Hozic, Aida A. "The House I Live In: AnInterview with Charles Burnett." Callaloo.17(2):471-91. 1994 Summer
Thompson, Cliff. "The Devil Beats His Wife:Small Moments and Big Statements in the Films of CharlesBurnett." Cineaste. 23(2):24-27. 1997 Full-textof this article / review is available: Berkeley users only
Thompson, Clifford. "Good Moments in a ToughWorld: The Films of Charles Burnett." Cineaste.Spring 2008. Vol. 33, Iss. 2; p. 32 (4 pages) Full-textof this article / review is available: Berkeley users only
White, Armond. "Sticking to the soul: CharlesBurnett." Film Comment. Jan/Feb 1997. Vol. 33, Iss.1; pg. 38, 4 pgsFull-textof this article / review is available: Berkeley users only

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