The book Brown's Requiem was made
into the movie Brown's Requiem.
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Before he began to remap the geography of the crime novel and venture out into the darkest noir night of them all with L.A. Confidential, The Black Dahlia, White Jazz, and American Tabloid, James Ellroy started his career with this powerful but basic... Read More
Before he began to remap the geography of the crime novel and venture out into the darkest noir night of them all with L.A. Confidential, The Black Dahlia, White Jazz, and American Tabloid, James Ellroy started his career with this powerful but basically straightforward book about Los Angeles private eye Fritz Brown. At first glance, the story of an investigation into a crooked golf tournament that opens up to include arson and murder could be just another work by any one of the dozens of good writers who have used Southern California as a metaphor for the decline and fall of civilization. But behind the terse prose, astute readers will soon begin to hear something else--the increasingly loud clamor of a cry of pain that will eventually become the barely manageable madness of Ellroy's later books. --Dick Adler
Movie details for Brown's Requiem
The movie was released in
1998 and directed by Jason Freeland.
Brown's Requiem was produced by Lions Gate.
More information on the movie is available on Amazon.com and also IMDb.
Actors on this movie include Michael Rooker, Big Daddy Wayne, Jack Wallace, Will Sasso, Selma Blair, Harold Gould, Brion James, Kevin Corrigan, Ron Barker, William Newman, David Labiosa, Al Rodrigo, Lisa Koch (III), Barry Newman, Lee Weaver (II), Kevin Jackson, Brad Dourif, Tobin Bell, Jack Conley and Rolando Molina.
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