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The Thin Blue Line

Directed by Errol Morris
United States, 1988
Documentary, Crime, Mystery


The Thin Blue Line is the fascinating, controversial true story of the arrest and conviction of Randall Adams for the murder of a Dallas policeman in 1976.

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The Thin Blue Line Directed by Errol Morris

Awards & Festivals

Independent Spirit Awards

1989 | 2 nominations including: Best Feature

National Board of Review

1988 | Winner: Best Documentary

New York Film Critics Circle Awards

1988 | Winner: Best Documentary

Los Angeles Film Critics Association Awards

1988 | 2nd place: Best Documentary/Non-Fiction Film

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