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2.4
1,336 Ratings

The Black Dahlia

Directed by Brian De Palma
United States, Germany, 2006
Crime, Drama, Thriller

Synopsis

Two policemen (Josh Hartnett, Aaron Eckhart) see their personal and professional lives fall apart in the wake of the “Black Dahlia” murder investigation.

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The Black Dahlia Directed by Brian De Palma

Awards & Festivals

Academy Awards

2007 | Nominee: Best Achievement in Cinematography

Italian National Syndicate of Film Journalists

2007 | Winner: Best Production Design

Camerimage

2006

Critics reviews

I don’t get modern art." “I doubt modern art gets you, either.” Working around Josh Harnett’s lead turn the way a May Day celebration works around the pole, De Palma’s adaptation of James Ellroy’s deep-end dive into the mother of all true-crime speculations is slick and twisty rather than turgid and tormented, both obsessive and digressive.
June 22, 2016
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