Law and Order
Law and Order (1969)

This 81-minute Frederick Wiseman film won a 1969 Emmy for "Best News Documentary." Pauline Kael (The New Yorker) described it as "the most powerful hour-and-a-half of television that I've seen all year." Wiseman… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: March 2, 1969
DVD Release Date: June 29, 2015
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Ben Sachs
Chicago Reader

Because Wiseman rarely divulges why the police have been called, the viewer is forced to confront his own fundamental views of American race relations and the legitimacy of police authority.

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Mike T.
Nobody tells the truth like Wiseman does.