Universal City, Calif. : Universal Pictures, c2006
1 videodisc (122 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in ISBN/ISSN:
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
Josh Hartnett, Scarlett Johansson, Aaron Eckhart, Hilary Swank, Mia Kirshner, Mike Starr, Fiona Shaw, Patrick Fischler, James Otis
Set 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
MPAA rating: R; for strong violence, some grisly images, sexual content and language
DVD ; region 1 ; anamorphic widescreen (2.35:1) presentation ; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround, Dolby Digital 2.0 stereo
In English, dubbed Spanish, or dubbed French dialogue, with optional English, French, or Spanish subtitles
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