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The Devil's Muse (2007)

| Crime, Drama, Horror | 2008 (UK)
A stark look at one of Hollywood's darkest mysteries," The Black Dalia Murder.

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Lisa Small / Elizabeth Short
Lizzy Strain ...
Lizzy Strain / Elizabeth Short
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Red / Bobby Manley
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Grace
Cinqué Lee ...
Joe
Amie Nicole ...
Jeanette Bauer
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Masuimi
Gidget Gein ...
Detective Jeffrey Mourir
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Julie
Robert Williams ...
Dr. John Rozzell
Courtney Cruz ...
Lillian Lavey
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Lenora
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Floyd
Dame Darcy ...
Anna
Jeannine Petterson ...
Red's Wife (as Jeannine Pettersen)
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An unforgettable journey into the darkness and mystery of Hollywood's most famous unsolved murder case. When the beautiful Lisa Small gets the chance to play the tragic victim of the crime, Elizabeth Short, an entire dreamworld awakens all around her. All the while, a killer is on the loose collecting women and killing them in time for the 60th anniversary of the original murder. A spider's web grows around Lisa, as her nightmares and desires intersect. As Lisa delves deeper into her script, she propels herself into living out the last days of the Black Dahlia. Written by Bloodshot Pictures

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The film has changed its title five times, finally staying with "The Devil's Muse" to disconnect itself from all of the other films that refer to the Black Dahlia murder case by name. See more »

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References Amélie (2001) See more »

Soundtracks

Black Dahlia Theme (Cello)
Performed by Joyce Rooks
Published by Urbane Music (BMG)
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This was great!
18 February 2007 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I just watched this movie over the weekend and I must say that it was more than I expected. Exspecially after watching the two other "really bad" Black Dahlia movies. But I have to tell you Mr. Abed restored my faith. From the unconventional actors and actress' in the film to the way he shared the story of the Black Dahlia, he really pushed the envelope of violence, sex, and of course the infamous and murderous mystery of Elizabeth Short. This is a tale that carefully unravels surprisingly in the end. This it is not your typical 'scary film'. So be prepared to really think about violence..sex...and murder. Be prepared to be slightly turned on by this tale of Rhamzi Abed's Black Dahlia. It will leave you wanting more...and maybe a cigarette or two:)


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