The Keeper (1996)

The Keeper


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Much of this absorbing, grim psychological thriller is set within Brooklyn's Kings County House of Detention and follows the moral downfall of an idealistic, straight-arrow black correctional officer, 36-year-old Paul Lamont. Strongly believing in prison reform yet horrified by the never-ending amount of criminals freed by the ineffectual justice system, Lamont dreams of becoming a lawyer and working for change. His humanity, honesty and rigid enforcement of rules does little to endear him to … More

Rating: Unrated
Genre: Mystery & Suspense, Drama
Directed By:
Written By: Joe Brewster
On DVD: Jan 6, 2004


as Paul Lamont

as Angela Lamont

as Jean Baptiste

as Baker

as Santana

as Officer Jones

as Officer Corvino

as Captain Walker

as Officer Melendez

as Officer Williams

as Police Officer Guido

as Mr. Lamont/Father

as Young Paul

as Officer Smith

as Haitian Musician

as Haitian Musician

as Hospital Doctor
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Critic Reviews for The Keeper

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This ambitious but unsatisfying chronicle of a correctional officer played in the dramatic competition of the Sundance Film Festival.

Full Review… | December 18, 2006
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January 14, 2006
New York Post
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Full Review… | June 24, 2006
Time Out
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January 1, 2000
Houston Chronicle
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Full Review… | January 1, 2000
New York Times
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Lacks insight though it's full of psychological implications.

Full Review… | January 7, 2004
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