The Resource 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, (DVD)

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, (DVD)

Label
The Black Dahlia
Title
The Black Dahlia
Statement of responsibility
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
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Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In 1940s Los Angeles two police officers, Bucky Bleichert and Lee Blanchard, investigate the death of Elizabeth Short (also known as The Black Dahlia), a young woman found brutally murdered. Bucky learns that his girlfriend had ties to the deceased, and soon after 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
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Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Director of photography, Vilmos Zsigmond ; editor, Bill Pankow ; music, Mark Isham ; costume desiger, Jenny Beavan ; production designer, Dante Ferretti
Dewey number
791.43/72
Intended audience
MPAA rating: R; for strong violence, some grisly images, sexual content and language
Language note
  • In English, dubbed Spanish, or dubbed French dialogue, with optional English, French, or Spanish subtitles
  • Closed-captioned
PerformerNote
Josh Hartnett, Scarlett Johansson, Aaron Eckhart, Hilary Swank, Mia Kirshner, Mike Starr, Fiona Shaw, Patrick Fischler, James Otis
Runtime
122
Target audience
adult
Technique
live action
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, (DVD)
Label
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, (DVD)
Publication
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
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Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
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Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
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other
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Edition
Widescreen.
Extent
1 videodisc (DVD) (122 min.)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
025192918025
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
  • MCA61029180D
  • 61029180
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
DVD ; region 1 ; anamorphic widescreen (2.35:1) presentation ; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround, Dolby Digital 2.0 stereo
Video recording format
DVD

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