The Black Dahlia [videorecording] / Universal Pictures in association with Millennium Films present a Signature Pictures Production for Equity Pictures Medienfonds GmbH & Co. KG III and Nu Image Entertainment GMBH
DVDs | Universal Pictures | c2006 | Widescreen version.
Available at Adult DVD-Feature Film (Call number: DVD B DRAMA)
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Universal City, Calif. : Universal Pictures, c2006.
1 videodisc (122 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
DVD; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround, Dolby Digital 2.0 stereo.
Includes English, dubbed Spanish, and dubbed French language soundtracks, with optional subtitles in English (SDH), French, or Spanish.
Josh Hartnett, Scarlett Johansson, Aaron Eckhart, Hilary Swank, Mia Kirshner, Mike Starr, Fiona Shaw, Patrick Fischler, James Otis.
Producers, Art Linson, Rudy Cohen, Moshe Diamant, and Avi Lerner ; screenplay, Josh Friedman ; director, Brian De Palma; director of photography, Vilmos Zsigmond ; editor, Bill Pankow ; music, Mark Isham.
Originally released as a motion picture in 2006.
Based on the novel by James Ellroy.
MPAA rating: R; for strong violence, some grisly images, sexual content and language.
In 1940s Los Angeles two police officers, Bucky Bleichert and his partner, Lee Blanchard, investigate the death of Elizabeth Short - also known as The Black Dahlia, a young woman who is found brutally murdered. With a corpse so mutilated, the photos are kept from the public. Bucky soon realizes that his girlfriend had ties to the deceased, and soon after that, he begins uncovering corruption and conspiracy within the police departmen. The case becomes an obsession for the two men and their lives begin to unravel.
Special features: "Reality and fiction: the story of 'The Black Dahlia" ; the case file ; the De Palma touch.
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