Perhaps the freshest gangster movie since THE GODFATHER, PART II, as well as the glummest. FBI agent Joe Pistone (Johnny Depp) infiltrates the mob via a disgruntled, middle-aged, low-level Mafioso named Lefty (Al Pacino), who sees in Pistone's
undercover persona -- orphaned Donnie Brasco, a shrewd but honest operator with heart -- the son he wishes he had. Pistone learns the organization inside out, eventually burrowing in so deep that the danger of being unmasked takes a back seat to the danger of being killed by rival mobsters for his
organized crime alliances. With acceptance comes the inevitable crisis of conscience, as Pistone drifts further and further away f...