Directed by SIDNEY LUMET Screenplay by JOHN HOPKINS
Whenever Sidney Lumet and Sean Connery get together, the subject seems to be sadomasochism. It was the major theme of The Hill, a subtext of The Anderson Tapes, and now, in The Offence, it is once again a central preoccupation.
In a raw new London suburb, the police are engaged in an all-out man hunt for a sex pervert who molests children. Connery is a detective who brings a peculiar passion to the pursuit. When a prime suspect (Ian Bannen) is captured, Connery takes over...