What is the plot of Devil in a Blue Dress?
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.
Devil in a Blue Dress/Film synopsis
How old was Denzel Washington when he made the movie Devil in a Blue Dress?
Finding a somewhat known actor (possibly someone closer in age to Rawlins (who was 28 in Devil in a Blue Dress yet played by then-40-year-old Denzel) to play the marquee character makes for a two-for-one hit.
What is the message in Devil in a Blue Dress?
The randomness of American racism makes personal and cultural identity itself a moral problem. Daphne Monet is portrayed as “evil” and a “devil” but also as the object of desire. Men want to possess her, and she is able to change her identity to best meet their desires.
Who is the villain in Devil in a Blue Dress?
2. The novel’s title, Devil in a Blue Dress, suggests that Daphne Monet is the villain of the story.
Who killed Frank Green in Devil in a Blue Dress?
Mouse says he knows Daphne has thirty thousand dollars from Mr. Carter and he wants a share of the money. Joppy denies killing Frank. SPOILER (It was really Mouse who killed Frank) Mouse shoots him in the groin and then in the head.
What time period is Devil in a Blue Dress?
In late 1940s Los Angeles, Easy Rawlins (Denzel Washington) is an unemployed black World War II veteran with few job prospects.
What possession is easy most proud of?
13 Easy is most proud of being: A veteran.
What year is Devil in a Blue Dress?
September 29, 1995 (USA)
Devil in a Blue Dress/Release date
Why did Walter Mosley write Devil in a Blue Dress?
I wanted to tell a story about Los Angeles that highlighted black life and the black contribution to culture within a mirror-darkly that partially reflected the American experience within a shadowy landscape of national shame.
What year did Devil With a Blue Dress come out?
Devil With A Blue Dress On/Released
Did Devil in a Blue Dress win any awards?
National Society of Film Critics Award for Best Supporting Actor
National Society of Film Critics Award for Best Cinematography
Devil in a Blue Dress/Awards