||Brian De Palma
||Crime / Drama / Mystery / Thriller
||Germany / USA / France
In 1946, the former boxers Dwight "Bucky" Bleichert and Lee Blanchard are policemen in Los Angeles. Lee has a good relationship with his chief and uses a box fight between them to promote the department and get a raise to the police force. They succeed and are promoted to homicide detectives, working together. Bucky becomes a close friend of Lee and his girlfriend Kay Lake, forming a triangle of love. When the corpse of the aspirant actress 'Elizabeth Short (I)' is found mutilated, Lee becomes obsessed to solve the case called by the press Black Dahlia. Meanwhile, Bucky's investigation leads him to a Madeleine Linscott, the daughter of a powerful and wealthy constructor that resembles the Black Dahlia. In an environment of corruption and lies, Bucky discloses hidden truths.
Josh Hartnett / Scarlett Johansson / Aaron Eckhart / Hilary Swank / Mia Kirshner / Mike Starr / Fiona Shaw / Patrick Fischler / James Otis / John Kavanagh / Troy Evans / Anthony Russell / Pepe Serna / Angus MacInnes / Rachel Miner