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Matz and David Fincher's 'The Black Dahlia' adaptation to be released in English

Matz and David Fincher's 'The Black Dahlia' adaptation to be released in English

In 1947, Elizabeth Short’s mutilated body was discovered in an empty lot in Los Angeles. The gruesome death of Short, who was dubbed the “Black Dahlia,” remains one of the oldest unsolved killings in L.A. history.  

The case served as the inspiration for James Ellroy’s 1987 novel, "The Black Dahlia," which follows LAPD officers Bucky Bleichert and Lee Blanchard as they investigate the Short case. In addition to kicking off what would be known as Ellroy’s "L.A. Quartet," the critically acclaimed novel also spurred a 2006 film adaptation directed by Brian De Palma as well as a 2013 French graphic novel adaptation by Matz and David...

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