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
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • spa
  • eng
  • fre
  • spa
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
In 1947 two cops investigate the shocking and gruesome murder of an aspiring young starlet. With a corpse so mutilated that photos are kept from the public, the case becomes an obsession for the men as their lives begin to unravel
Cataloging source
TEFMT
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 French or Spanish subtitles; English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing
LC call number
PN1995.9.D4
LC item number
B5335 2006
PerformerNote
Josh Hartnett, Scarlett Johansson, Aaron Eckhart, Hilary Swank, Mia Kirshner, Mike Starr, Fiona Shaw
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1947-
  • 1978-
  • 1984-
  • 1976-
  • 1950-
  • 1958-
  • 1948-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • De Palma, Brian
  • Friedman, Josh
  • Cohen, Rudy
  • Diamant, Moshe
  • Lerner, Avi
  • Linson, Art
  • Hartnett, Josh
  • Johansson, Scarlett
  • Eckhart, Aaron
  • Swank, Hilary
  • Kirshner, Mia
  • Starr, Mike
  • Shaw, Fiona
  • Ellroy, James
  • Universal Pictures (Firm)
  • Millennium Films
  • Signature Pictures
  • Equity Pictures Medienfonds GmbH & Co. KG III
  • Nu Image (Firm)
  • Universal Studios Home Entertainment (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, (DVD)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Based on the novel by James Ellroy
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 2005
  • Special features: "Reality and fiction: the story of 'The Black Dahlia" ; the case file ; the De Palma touch
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (122 min.)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
025192918025
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
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
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
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 2005
  • Special features: "Reality and fiction: the story of 'The Black Dahlia" ; the case file ; the De Palma touch
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (122 min.)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
025192918025
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
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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