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Black Dahlia, the

Contributor(s): Cohen, Rudy [producer] | Diamant, Moshe [producer] | Linson, Art [producer] | Friedman, Josh [screenwriter] | De Palma, Brian [director] | Hartnett, Josh, 1978- [actor] | Johansson, Scarlett, 1984- [actor] | Eckhart, Aaron [actor] | Swank, Hilary [actor] | Zsigmond, Vilmos [cinematographer] | Isham, Mark [composer] | Universal Pictures (Firm) [film distributor] | Millennium Films [production company] | Signature Films (Firm) [production company] | Equity Pictures Medienfonds GmbH & Co. KG III [production company] | Nu Image (Firm) [production company].
Material type: materialTypeLabelVisual materialPublisher: Universal City, CA : Universal Pictures, [2006]Copyright date: ©2006Description: 1 videodisc (122 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.Content type: two-dimensional moving image Media type: video Carrier type: videodiscUniform titles: Black Dahlia (Motion picture) Related works: Motion picture adaptation of (work) : Ellroy, James, 1948- Black Dahlia.Subject(s): 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 | Feature films | Detective and mystery films | Thrillers (Motion pictures) | Video recordings for the hearing impairedGenre/Form: Mystery -- Feature. | Thriller -- Feature. | Police -- Feature. | Crime -- Feature. | Feature films. | Mystery films. | Suspense films.
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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
Production Credits: Director of photography, Vilmos Zsigmond ; editor, Bill Pankow ; music, Mark Isham ; costume desiger, Jenny Beavan ; production designer, Dante Ferretti.
Cast: Josh Hartnett, Scarlett Johansson, Aaron Eckhart, Hilary Swank, Mia Kirshner, Mike Starr, Fiona Shaw, Patrick Fischler, James Otis.Summary: 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 department. The case becomes an obsession for the two men and their lives begin to unravel.
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DVD release of the 2006 motion picture.

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.

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

Director of photography, Vilmos Zsigmond ; editor, Bill Pankow ; music, Mark Isham ; costume desiger, Jenny Beavan ; production designer, Dante Ferretti.

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 department. 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 video ; 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.

Closed-captioned.

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