Based on James Le Burke's intense thriller, IN THE ELECTRIC MIST stars Tommy Lee Jones as Dave Robicheaux, a grizzled detective investigating a string of murders deep in the Louisiana bayou. With each step in his search, Robicheaux is faced with cultural landmines, racial tensions, and long-held grudges that bubble to the surface, obscuring the detective's path to the truth. Only one thing seems certain: the New Orleans mobster "Baby Feet" Balboni (John Goodman) is at the root of the evil. Taking Balboni down, however, may just bring the chain of violence straight back to Robicheaux's doorstep.
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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. *Best Supporting Actor: The Fugitive, 1993