• Publication date: November 25, 2010

The story of Hollywood�s most infamous murder The Black Dahlia: Two detectives, one notorious murder!

The Black Dahlia stars Josh Hartnett and Aaron Eckhart as a pair of LAPD detectives assigned to the most notorious murder in Hollywood history

The Black Dahlia stars Josh Hartnett and Aaron Eckhart as a pair of LAPD detectives assigned to the most notorious murder in Hollywood history.

De Palma takes things slow, spending a good 20 minutes establishing the relationship between Bucky Bleichert, Lee Blanchard and their mutual love Kay, before introducing the 1947 murder after which the film is named.

The film follows two detectives in 1940s Los Angeles as they investigate the murder of Elizabeth Short, nicknamed by the press as the Black Dahlia. In a subplot, the two detectives are caught in a love triangle with Kay Lake.

Blanchard and Bleichert become obsessed with the murder and it gradually consumes their lives. In an environment of corruption and lies, Bucky discloses hidden truths.

Year: 206

Runtime: 122 mins

Genre: Thriller/Drama/Mystery

Starring:

Scarlett Johansson

Hilary Swank

Josh Hartnett

Aaron Eckhart

Mia Kirshner

Rose McGowan

Fiona Shaw

Jemima Rooper

John Kavenagh

Directed by: Brian De Palma