The Parole Officer
was a 2001 film starring Steve Coogan
as Simon Garden, a clumsy, socially-inept parole officer who witnesses a murder. Framed by the murderer, Garden must gather together a mismatched band of ex-criminals in order to recover the security tape that would both clear his name and indict the real killer.
Critically accepted as So Okay, It's Average
, it is a rare example of a modern British heist film
, involving a convoluted scheme and a deliciously evil bad guy.
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