Devil in a Blue Dress

In 1948 Las Angeles, Ezekiel “Easy” Rawlins is laid off from his job at Champion Aircraft and needs money quick to pay his mortgage. Easy’s bartender introduces him to Private Investigator DeWitt Albright who is looking for a missing white woman, Daphne Monet. Albright hires Easy to find Daphne as she enjoys the company of black men and hangs around the local bars. Daphne is the fiancee of the wealthy Todd Carter, who has now dropped out of the L.A. mayoral race because of her disappearance. Easy is sucked into a world of seedy crime and crooked cops and now he’s in, he cant get out until he reaches the top and unveils the mystery behind Daphne and a secret letter she is desperate to get her hands on.

Director: Carl Franklin

Actors: Denzel Washington, Tom Sizemore, Jennifer Beals, Don Cheadle, Maury Chaykin, Joseph Latimore, Terry Kinney

Year: 1995

Length: 102 Minutes

Classification: M15+ Medium level violence, Medium level coarse language, Low level sex scene

Rating:★★★½☆

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