|aThe Black Dahlia|h[videorecording] /|cUniversal 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.
|aUniversal City, Calif. :|bUniversal Pictures ;|aTaipei :|bDeltamac,|cc2006.
|a1 videodisc (122 min.) :|bsd., col. ;|c4 3/4 in.
|aBased on the novel by James Ellroy.
|aSpecial features: "Reality and fiction: the story of 'The Black Dahlia" ; the case file ; the De Palma touch.
|aDVD release of the 2006 motion picture.
|aDirector of photography, Vilmos Zsigmond ; editor, Bill Pankow ; music, Mark Isham ; costume desiger, Jenny Beavan ; production designer, Dante Ferretti.
|aJosh Hartnett, Scarlett Johansson, Aaron Eckhart, Hilary Swank, Mia Kirshner, Mike Starr, Fiona Shaw, Patrick Fischler, James Otis.
|aSet 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.
|aMPAA rating: R; for strong violence, some grisly images, sexual content and language.
|aDVD ; region 1 ; anamorphic widescreen (2.35:1) presentation ; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround, Dolby Digital 2.0 stereo.
|aIn English, dubbed Spanish, or dubbed French dialogue, with optional English, French, or Spanish subtitles.