The Departed

Visible crew/equipment: When Costello is looking at the dead corpses on the beach, two beams of light get reflected on his glasses.

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Visible crew/equipment: When the song starts, right before the main title, we have a dolly shot of Billy in jail. It starts from a red wall and moves towards him. If you look closely at the wall, you can see the subtle shadow of the camera and the rest of the equipment as it moves.

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Visible crew/equipment: When Queenan is in the subway and looks to see if he has a tail following him, you can see a boom mic appear and disappear in the top right corner.

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Visible crew/equipment: When Ellerby introduces Dignam and he describes his undercover unit, a microphone is seen moving around at the top, center of the screen. (00:23:10)

Visible crew/equipment: When Costello shows Billy the mutilated hand in a bag, filming crew members standing up are reflected on the wine glass.

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Colin Sullivan: I'm going to need the identity of your undercovers.
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This was Martin Scorsese's first film to win Best Picture. And his first Oscar for best Director. Martin also said that this was the first movie he ever made with a plot.

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