DEVIL IN A BLUE DRESS
Run time: 1h 42min | Action, Crime, Mystery | Released: September 29, 1995 (USA)
In late 1940s Los Angeles, Easy Rawlins (Denzel Washington) is an unemployed black World War II veteran with few job prospects. At a bar, Easy meets DeWitt Albright (Tom Sizemore), a mysterious white man looking for someone to investigate the disappearance of a missing white woman named Daphne Monet (Jennifer Beals), who he suspects is hiding out in one of the city's black jazz clubs. Strapped for money and facing house payments, Easy takes the job, but soon finds himself in over his head.
Director: Carl Franklin
Writer(s): Carl Franklin, Walter Mosely (book)
Starring: Denzel Washington, Don Cheadle