The black dahlia


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


General Note
Based on the novel by James Ellroy.
General Note
DVD release of the 2006 motion picture.
General Note
Special features: "Reality and fiction: the story of 'The Black Dahlia" ; the case file ; the De Palma touch.
Creation/Production Credits
Director of photography, Vilmos Zsigmond ; editor, Bill Pankow ; music, Mark Isham ; costume designer, 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 departmen. The case becomes an obsession for the two men and their lives begin to unravel.
Target Audience
MPAA rating: R; for strong violence, some grisly images, sexual content and language.
System Details
DVD; 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 (SDH).
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APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

Cohen, R., Diamant, M., Linson, A., Friedman, J., De Palma, B., Hartnett, J., Johansson, S., Eckhart, A., Swank, H., Kirshner, M., Starr, M., Shaw, F., Fischler, P., Otis, J., Zsigmond, V., Isham, M., Pankow, B., Beavan, J., Ferretti, D., & Ellroy, J. (2006). The black dahlia (Widescreen.). Universal Pictures.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Rudy. Cohen et al.. 2006. The Black Dahlia. Universal City, Calif.: Universal Pictures.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities (Notes and Bibliography) Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Rudy. Cohen et al.. The Black Dahlia Universal City, Calif.: Universal Pictures, 2006.

MLA Citation, 9th Edition (style guide)

Cohen, Rudy., et al. The Black Dahlia Widescreen., Universal Pictures, 2006.

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