Overview

Academy Award winner Tommy Lee Jones leads an all-star cast in this psychological thriller based on the bestselling novel by James Lee Burke. While on an investigation into a series of grisly murders, veteran detective Dave Robicheaux (Jones) navigates his way through the Louisiana bayou and the dark, sultry world of New Orleans mobster "Baby Feet" Balboni (John Goodman). Layers of corruption and long-dead secrets reawaken grudges and a lethal alliance A tangled web of killings, past and present, converges in a shocking showdown with stakes that become deeply personal to Robicheaux and his family. Featuring music from five-time GRAMMY Award-winner Buddy Guy, this film takes you deep into Cajun country's hidden worlds.

  1. James Lee Burke

    Novel

  2. Mary Olson-Kromolowski

    Screenplay

  3. Jerzy Kromolowski

    Screenplay

  4. Bertrand Tavernier

    Director

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. Kelly Macdonald

    Kelly Macdonald

    Kelly Drummond

  5. Mary Steenburgen

    Mary Steenburgen

    Bootsie Robicheaux

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  • February 20, 2009
    R
    Theatrical

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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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