Actors Of "The Force"
Creators of "The Force"
Director of "The Force"
Critics Of "The Force"
The Tracking Board
September 23, 2017 A fascinating doc just being able to see how things really work within the police department compared to what we see in press conferences and through the media.Read in Source
December 17, 2017 Seeming transparency, earnest meetings, and revised training procedures all turn out not to have revealed the rotten core of business-as-usual ethics after all.Read in Source
The Stranger (Seattle, WA)
September 28, 2017 As the nation turns its eyes on its police departments, Nicks offers an interior view of one adapting to the dictates of 21st-century policing.Read in Source
September 22, 2017 A strong film that tackles a charged subject in a fair and even-handed manner. The Force will give viewers of all social and political persuasions much to think about afterwards.Read in Source
February 01, 2017 The strength, and fascination, of "The Force" is that the movie isn't on anyone's side.Read in Source
San Francisco Chronicle
September 14, 2017 Nicks doesn't deal in heroes and villains - the police and the community activists all get nuanced portrayals. But when mistakes are made, no one gets off the hook either.Read in Source
October 27, 2017 ... we see why it's so hard for minorities to feel like they can trust those assigned to protect them. Two communities pull in opposite directions, perhaps permanently.Read in Source
New York Times
September 21, 2017 The movie may offer an incriminatory catalog of organizational failure, but it also repeatedly shows people trying to make the system work.Read in Source
Los Angeles Times
October 20, 2017 The result, unusual in a documentary involving the police and the public, is a film that does not advocate for anything but the truth, one that aims to show what happens on both sides of an issue rather than coming down in favor of one or the other.Read in Source
September 20, 2017 To his credit, director Peter Nicks accepts the dispiriting trajectory that this initially hopeful film ultimately takes-there's no dissembling here.Read in Source
October 03, 2017 Nicks has crafted and important and timeless film that hopefully one day we'll be able to look back upon as history far removed from the current moment. Here's hoping.Read in Source
December 21, 2017 Although it has its imperfections, The Force stands out for its uniquely equitable treatment of law enforcement as a complex organism necessitating difficult incremental changes.Read in Source
Country: United States
Genre: Thriller, Horror, Mystery
Twelve years after the tragic death of their little girl, a dollmaker and his wife welcome a nun and several girls from a shuttered orphanage into ...