In BETRAYED political filmmaker Costa-Gavras (Z; MISSING) tackles an explosive subject--the frightening rise of white supremacist groups in America's heartland. The film opens with the assassination of a controversial Chicago radio personality (obviously modeled on murdered Denver on-air
personality Alan Berg). Winger is an FBI agent sent to investigate the killing and to check on Berenger, a widower who lives with his mother (Blair) and his two small children. Berenger seems a nice-enough guy who hangs out at the local saloon with his fellow farmers--the fatherly Mahoney and the
crazed Levine. Winger, pretending to be a traveling farmhand and combine operator, ear...