what's the story
'The Black Dahlia' weaves a fictionalised tale of obsession, love, corruption, and depravity around the true story of the brutal murder of a fledgling Hollywood starlet that shocked and fascinated the nation in 1947 and remains unsolved today. Two cops, Lee Blanchard (Aaron Eckhart) and Bucky Bleichert (Josh Hartnett), are called to investigate the homicide of silver-screen B-lister Betty Ann Short (Mia Kirshner) a.k.a. "The Black Dahlia."
Featured players also include Scarlett Johansson and Hilary Swank. Brian ('Scarface') De Palma directs this adaptation of James ('L.A. Confidential') Ellroy's best-selling crime novel.
Brian De Palma
Josh Hartnett, Scarlett Johansson, Aaron Eckhart, Hilary Swank, Mia Kirshner