The Real Story of... Serpico

50min   | Director: Alice Snmith

S4. EP6

Each episode digs into a Hollywood hit and uncovers the REAL STORY behind the movie. With often shocking personal testimony, dramatic re-creation and in-depth archive, every episode tells a once in a lifetime story by those who lived it.

An hour-long drama documentary tells the incredible true story of Frank Serpico’s one-man battle against NYPD corruption that was immortalised by Al Pacino in the 1973 Hollywood movie Serpico. Frank Serpico and those involved in the true story are brought together for the first time whilst their story is brought to life using drama reconstruction.