The Big Easy (Also Known As: Der große Leichtsinn) is a Comedy, Crime, Drama film directed by Jim McBride and written by Daniel Petrie Jr.. It was released on 28 August 1987 (USA). It stars Ellen Barkin, Ned Beatty. The film's content : Remy McSwain, lieutenant in Homicide finds that he has two problems, the first of a series of gang killings and Ann Osborne, a beautiful attorney from the D.A.'s police corruption task force in his office. .. What awaits ahead?