Overview

Lt. Dave Robicheaux, a detective in New Iberia, Louisiana, is trying to link the murder of a local hooker to New Orleans mobster Julie (Baby Feet) Balboni, who is co-producer of a Civil War film. At the same time, after Elrod Sykes, the star of the film, reports finding another corpse in the Atchafalaya Swamp near the movie set, Robicheaux starts another investigation, believing the corpse to be the remains of a black man who he saw being murdered 35 years before.

  1. Bertrand Tavernier

    Director

  2. James Lee Burke

    Novel

  3. Mary Olson-Kromolowski

    Screenplay

  4. Jerzy Kromolowski

    Screenplay

Top Billed Cast

  1. Tommy Lee Jones

    Tommy Lee Jones

    Dave Robicheaux

  2. John Goodman

    John Goodman

    Julie 'Baby Feet' Balboni

  3. Peter Sarsgaard

    Peter Sarsgaard

    Elrod Sykes

  4. Mary Steenburgen

    Mary Steenburgen

    Bootsie Robicheaux

  5. Kelly Macdonald

    Kelly Macdonald

    Kelly Drummond

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Status Released

Release Information

  • February 18, 2009
    R
    Premiere

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    Under 17 requires accompanying parent or adult guardian 21 or older. The parent/guardian is required to stay with the child under 17 through the entire movie, even if the parent gives the child/teenager permission to see the film alone. These films may contain strong profanity, graphic sexuality, nudity, strong violence, horror, gore, and strong drug use. A movie rated R for profanity often has more severe or frequent language than the PG-13 rating would permit. An R-rated movie may have more blood, gore, drug use, nudity, or graphic sexuality than a PG-13 movie would admit.

Original Language English

Runtime 1h 57m

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