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Eliot Ness: An Untouchable Life

Eliot Ness – the real-life gangbuster who brought down Al Capone tells his thrilling story as never before in this stylistic, Edgar-nominated one-man-show written and directed by Max Allan Collins, and starring Michael Cornelison.  From the prohibition era of crashing stills and bringing down crooked cops, to taking on racketeering rings and nabbing the nation’s first serial killer, it’s all here, thrilling and true.

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About This Film
Overview

Eliot Ness – the real-life gangbuster who brought down Al Capone tells his thrilling story as never before!  Max Allan Collins, whose graphic novel ROAD TO PERDITION became the Academy Award-winning Tom Hanks film, has brought his Edgar-nominated one-man show to the screen in a stylistic fashion. Star Michael Cornelison (THE FINAL SEASON, LOST IN AMERICA) presents a riveting portrait of a heroic yet human Ness. From the prohibition era of crashing stills and bringing down crooked cops, to taking on racketeering rings and nabbing the nation’s first serial killer, it’s all here, thrilling and true.

2007 | 104 min | Color | 16×9 Widescreen | Dolby Digital | All Region |NR

Special Features:

  • Award-winning short film that inspired the play and feature
  • Extended excerpts from live performance of the play
  • Commentary with director/writer Max Allan Collins, star Michael Cornelison and Director of Photography, Phillip W. Dingeldein
  • Deleted scenes
  • BEHIND THE SCENES slide show
  • BONUS short noir film, “An Inconsequential Matter,” starring Michael Cornelison, directed by Max Allan Collins, written by Chuck Hughes (“Ed and His Dead Mother”)

Awards:
IMPA for Best Actor, Best Feature, Best Director, Best Editing

Review: “What a life this man led! Vivid…Better than most fictional accounts of the era.” – Leonard Maltin

 

 

 

 

 

Actors

Michael Cornelison

Directed by

Max Allan Collins

“Eliot Ness: An Untouchable Life”

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