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Devil in a Blue Dress

Carl Franklin / US, 1995 / 102 min.

Denzel Washington plays private eye Easy Rawlins in late-1940’s Los Angeles. His assignment? To find Daphne Moret, the mayoral candidate’s mistress who is in hiding. Carl Franklin’s atmospheric neo-noir is situated in the Afro-American community.

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Easy Rawlins has nothing in common with the average hardboiled private eye. His options are limited when he is fired from the aircraft factory, yet still has to pay his mortgage.

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Director

Carl Franklin

Production year

1995

Country

US

Original title

Devil in a Blue Dress

Length

102 min.

Language

English

Subtitles

NLD

Format

35mm

Part of

Film Noir

Rain-drenched streets, curls of cigarette smoke, and men with a dark past. An inescapable fate and a femme fatale, sly and sexually independent. This summer Eye is presenting an extended programme of classic film noir, featuring masterpieces such as The Third Man and In a Lonely Place starring Humphrey Bogart. With vintage 35mm prints and newly restored works.

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still Devil in a Blue Dress (Carl Franklin, US 1995)
still Devil in a Blue Dress (Carl Franklin, US 1995)

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