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Compliance

(2012)

Rated R for language and sexual content/nudity.

R In Theaters 08/17/2012 , 90min.
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Plot & Details

When a police officer tells you to do something, you do it. Right?

Inspired by a chilling true story, 'Compliance' explores just how far one might go to obey a figure of authority. On a particularly busy day at the local ChickWich, the fast food joint's high-strung manager Sandra (Ann Dowd) receives a phone call from a police officer saying her employee Becky (Dreama Walker) has stolen money from a customer. Convinced she's only doing what's right, Sandra commences the investigation, following step-by-step instructions from the officer at the other end of the line, no matter how invasive they become.

Detroit Film Critics Society

Year Award CategoryCast & Crew Result
2012 Detroit Film Critics Society Best Supporting Actress Ann Dowd Nominated
2012 Detroit Film Critics Society Breakthrough Artist Craig Zobel Nominated

Independent Spirit Awards

Year Award CategoryCast & Crew Result
2012 Independent Spirit Awards Best Supporting Female Ann Dowd Nominated

National Board of Review

Year Award CategoryCast & Crew Result
2012 National Board of Review Best Supporting Actress Ann Dowd Won
2012 National Board of Review Best Independent Film Won

Sundance Film Festival

Year Award CategoryCast & Crew Result
2012 Sundance Film Festival Film Presented Nominated

SXSW

Year Award CategoryCast & Crew Result
2012 SXSW Film Presented Nominated

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