Last updated on September 26, 2020
DC NOIR, is a 2019 United States of American Crime film directed by Gbenga Akinnagbe, Stephen Kinigopoulos, and written by George Pelecanos.
This film features the following stars: Gbenga Akinnagbe, Jaime Alva, Henry Ayres-Brown.
- IMDB Link: https://www.imdb.com/title/tt7637778/
DC NOIR (2019)
DC Noir is an anthology feature based on the short stories of George Pelecanos, prize-winning novelist and writer/producer of HBO’s The Wire The Deuce, Treme and more.
Shot entirely in DC, this dark, suspenseful thriller explores a side of the Nation’s Capital rarely seen on screen.
Directed by George Pelecanos, Gbenga Akinnagbe, Nick Pelecanos, and Stephen Kinigopoulos, the film features a classical noir tryptic of s*x, murder, & betrayal (The Lovers), a story of an imperiled young man and a veteran police officer (String Music).
A cautionary tale of a drug deal gone wrong (Miss Mary’s Room), and the tragic telling of a man who risks it all to gain his father’s love (Confidential Informant).
DC NOIR Trivia
The Writer/Director/Producer of DC Noir, George Pellecanos is one of the most talented writers working in the USA today. He has written numerous novels set in Washington D.C.
He was a writer and producer for the famously seminal television series The Wire and is the co-creator and writer/producer for the acclaimed television series The Deuce.
Pellecanos writes predominantly in the crime genre and interweaves astute social commentary throughout his work.
DC NOIR (2019) Cast
- Gbenga Akinnagbe
- Jaime Alva
- Henry Ayres-Brown
- Chloe Blue
- Marvin Bowser
- Nathan Corbett