Dragged Across Concrete's director S. Craig Zahler is also a death metal musician

In the crime thriller Dragged Across Concrete, Mel Gibson (right) plays a cynical detective whose brutal treatment of a suspect is caught on video, earning him a suspension.
In the crime thriller Dragged Across Concrete, Mel Gibson (right) plays a cynical detective whose brutal treatment of a suspect is caught on video, earning him a suspension.PHOTO: SHAW ORGANISATION

SINGAPORE - In the crime thriller Dragged Across Concrete, Mel Gibson plays a cynical detective whose brutal treatment of a suspect is caught on video, earning him a suspension.

Some years ago, the American actor's own career took a nosedive after his alcohol-fuelled tirades, laced with sexist and racist profanities, were made public.

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