In the Electric Mist

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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

  6. Justina Machado

    Justina Machado

    Rosie Gomez

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Status Released

Original Language English

Runtime 1h 57m

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  • February 20, 2009
    R, Theatrical

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A review by Andres Gomez

5.0
By Andres Gomez

Tommy Lee Jones performance is superb and the Southern US atmosphere is really genuine but the story is just made overcomplicated and disappointing.

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