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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

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

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
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
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
Cataloging source
RIU
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Director of photography, Vilmos Zsigmond ; editor, Bill Pankow ; music, Mark Isham ; costume desiger, Jenny Beavan ; production designer, Dante Ferretti
Intended audience
MPAA rating: R; for strong violence, some grisly images, sexual content and language
Language note
  • In English or dubbed French dialogue, with optional English, French, or Spanish subtitles
  • Subtitled in English for the deaf and hard of hearing
PerformerNote
Josh Hartnett, Scarlett Johansson, Aaron Eckhart, Hilary Swank, Mia Kirshner, Mike Starr, Fiona Shaw, Patrick Fischler, James Otis
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1978-
  • 1984-
  • 1948-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Cohen, Rudy
  • Diamant, Moshe
  • Linson, Art
  • Friedman, Josh
  • De Palma, Brian
  • Hartnett, Josh
  • Johansson, Scarlett
  • Eckhart, Aaron
  • Swank, Hilary
  • Zsigmond, Vilmos
  • Isham, Mark
  • Ellroy, James
  • Universal Pictures (Firm)
  • Millennium Films
  • Signature Films (Firm)
  • Equity Pictures Medienfonds GmbH & Co. KG III
  • Nu Image (Firm)
Runtime
122
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Short, Elizabeth
  • Police
  • Murder
  • Mutilation
  • Man-woman relationships
Target audience
adult
Technique
live action
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
Instantiates
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
  • Blu-ray exclusive BD-live
  • Blu-ray release of the 2006 motion picture
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Blu-ray.
Extent
1 videodisc (122 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
025192046179
Other physical details
sd., col.
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • ocn703895187
  • (OCoLC)703895187
System details
Blu-ray disc; 1080p HD widescreen (2.35:1) ; DTS-HD Master audio 5.1 surround, Dolby Digital 2.0 stereo ; requires a Blu-ray player
Video recording format
Blu-ray disc
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
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
  • Blu-ray exclusive BD-live
  • Blu-ray release of the 2006 motion picture
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Blu-ray.
Extent
1 videodisc (122 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
025192046179
Other physical details
sd., col.
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • ocn703895187
  • (OCoLC)703895187
System details
Blu-ray disc; 1080p HD widescreen (2.35:1) ; DTS-HD Master audio 5.1 surround, Dolby Digital 2.0 stereo ; requires a Blu-ray player
Video recording format
Blu-ray disc

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