Let the Devil Wear Black

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Let the Devil Wear Black ★★½ 1999 (R)

A “Hamlet” update gets the noir treatment. Jack (Penner) is suspicious about his dad's murder, especially when his mom (Bisset) suddenly marries his uncle (Sheridan). Jack becomes obsessed with linking his uncle to some shady business dealings also involving dear old dad, while his girlfriend, Julia (Parker), goes a little crazy from Jack's neglect. Cleverly done. 89m/C VHS, DVD . Jonathan Penner, Jacqueline Bisset, Jamey Sheridan, Mary-Louise Parker, Philip Baker Hall, Jonathan Banks, Maury Chaykin, Chris Sarandon, Randall Batinkoff, Norman Reedus; D: Stacy Title; W: Jonathan Penner, Stacy Title; C: James Whitaker.