The Keeper (1996)




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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, Paul Lamont. When Lamont tries to help a man he believes is innocent, he becomes unnaturally jealous when his wife is attracted to him.
Drama , Mystery & Suspense
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Written By:
Rada Films

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Giancarlo Esposito
as Paul Lamont
Regina Taylor
as Angela Lamont
Isaach De Bankolé
as Jean Baptiste
Ron Brice
as Ross
O.L. Duke
as Baker
Sam E. Wright
as Santana
Alvaleta Guess
as Officer Jones
Victor Colicchio
as Officer Corvino
Jude Ciccolella
as Captain Walker
Liza Colon
as Officer Melendez
Cory Glover
as Martin
Sixto Ramos
as Wilson
Dan Moran
as Tony
Michael Kirby
as Michael
Kenshaka Ali
as Officer Williams
Gordon Joseph Weiss
as Police Officer Guido
Emile St. Lot
as Mr. Lamont/Father
Aaron Griffin
as Young Paul
Jewdyer Osborne
as Officer Smith
Lionel Bernard
as Haitian Musician
Constance Bernard
as Haitian Musician
Rocco Iacovone
as Hospital Doctor
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Critic Reviews for The Keeper

All Critics (6) | Top Critics (2)

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

Full Review… | December 18, 2006
Top Critic

Lacks insight though it's full of psychological implications.

Full Review… | January 6, 2004
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

Turns into the narrowest of unsatisfying melodramas.

Full Review… | June 19, 2001
Film Journal International

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January 13, 2006
New York Post
Top Critic

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September 21, 2005
Fantastica Daily

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July 23, 2005

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