IN THE ELECTRIC MIST

MATERIALS

DOCUMENTATION

PHOTOS

BERTRAND TAVERNIER

2009 || USA-France || 35mm || Color || in English || Feature

WORLD SALES

TF1 International (Paris)

FESTIVALS / AWARDS

BERLIN 09 - Competition

SYNOPSIS

New Iberia, Louisiana. Detective Dave Robicheaux is on the hunt of a serial killer who preys on young women. Driving home from another gruesome crime scene, Dave meets Hollywood star Elrod Sykes. Sykes is in town shooting his new movie, backed by local mobster "Baby Feet" Balboni ...When Dave is informed of a decomposed corpse of a black man in chains found in a swamp, memories begin to hurtle out of Dave's past. He senses that the two cases are linked. But as Dave gets closer to the murderer, the murderer gets closer to Dave's family ... Based on James Lee Burke's best-seller "In the Electric Mist with Confederate Dead"

CAST

Tommy Lee Jones, John Goodman, Peter Sarsgaard, Ned Beatty, Levon Helm, Kelly Macdonald and Mary Steenburgen