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The Black Dahlia / 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 ; produced by Art Linson, Rudy Cohen, Moshe Diamant, and Avi Lerner ; screenplay by Josh Friedman ; directed by Brian De Palma.

Cohen, Rudy. (Added Author). Diamant, Moshe. (Added Author). Linson, Art. (Added Author). Friedman, Josh. (Added Author). De Palma, Brian (Added Author). Hartnett, Josh, 1978- (Added Author). Johansson, Scarlett, 1984- (Added Author). Eckhart, Aaron. (Added Author). Swank, Hilary (Added Author). Zsigmond, Vilmos. (Added Author). Isham, Mark (Added Author). Ellroy, James, 1948- Black Dahlia. (Added Author). Universal Pictures (Firm) (Added Author). Millennium Films. (Added Author). Signature Films (Firm) (Added Author). Equity Pictures Medienfonds GmbH & Co. KG III. (Added Author). Nu Image (Firm) (Added Author). Josh Hartnett, Scarlett Johansson, Aaron Eckhart, Hilary Swank, Mia Kirshner, Mike Starr, Fiona Shaw, Patrick Fischler, James Otis. (Cast).
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  • 12 of 12 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Record details

  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (122 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Edition: Widescreen.
  • Publisher: Universal City, Calif. : Universal Pictures, [2006]

Content descriptions

General Note:
Based on the novel by James Ellroy.
Special features: "Reality and fiction: the story of 'The Black Dahlia" ; the case file ; the De Palma touch.
DVD release of the 2006 motion picture.
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Director of photography, Vilmos Zsigmond ; editor, Bill Pankow ; music, Mark Isham ; costume desiger, Jenny Beavan ; production designer, Dante Ferretti.
Participant or Performer Note:
Josh Hartnett, Scarlett Johansson, Aaron Eckhart, Hilary Swank, Mia Kirshner, Mike Starr, Fiona Shaw, Patrick Fischler, James Otis.
Summary, etc.:
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 department. The case becomes an obsession for the two men and their lives begin to unravel.
Target Audience Note:
Rated R; for strong violence, some grisly images, sexual content and language.
System Details Note:
DVD ; region 1 ; anamorphic widescreen (2.35:1) presentation ; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround, Dolby Digital 2.0 stereo.
Language Note:
In English, dubbed Spanish, or dubbed French dialogue, with optional English, French, or Spanish subtitles.
Closed-captioned.
Subject: Short, Elizabeth, 1924-1947 > Drama.
Police > California > Los Angeles > Drama.
Murder > Investigation > California > Los Angeles > Drama.
Mutilation > Drama.
Man-woman relationships > California > Los Angeles > Drama.
Policía > California > Los Ángeles > Teatro.
Asesinato > California > Los Ángeles > Teatro.
Genre: Feature films.
Detective and mystery films.
Thrillers (Motion pictures, television, etc.)
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Mystery > Feature.
Thriller > Feature.
Police > Feature.
Crime > Feature.
Feature films.
Mystery films.
Suspense films.

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