Honeydripper DVD

Honeydripper DVD Regarded by many as the &39;Godfather of American Independent Cinema&39; John Sayles (City Of Hope) returns with the must-see Honeydripper continuing his extraordinary examination of the complexities and shifting identities of American sub-cultures The film is a fable about the birth of rock &39;n&39; roll It&39;s 1950 and it&39;s a make or break weekend for Tyrone Purvis (Danny Glover) the proprietor of the Honeydripper Lounge Deep in debt Tyrone is desperate to bring back the crowds that used to come to his place He decides to lay off his long-time blues singer Bertha Mae and announces that he&39;s hired a famous guitar player Guitar Sam for a one night only gig in order to save the club Into town drifts Sonny Blake (Gary Clark Jr) a young man with nothing to his name but big dreams and the guitar case in his hand Rejected by Tyrone when he applies to play at the Honeydripper he is intercepted by the corrupt local Sheriff arrested for vagrancy and rented out as an unpaid cotton picker to the highest bidder But when Tyrone&39;s ace-in-the-hole fails to materialize at the train station his desperation leads him back to Sonny and the strange wire-dangling object in his guitar case The Honeydripper lounge is all set to play its part in rock n&39; roll history  Director&39;s commentary  Behind the scenes featurette  Interviews with cast and crew  Audience Q&A  UK TV appearances Actors Danny Glover Lisa Gay Hamilton Charles S Dutton Vondie Curtis-Hall Yaya DaCosta Gary Clark Jr Mable John Stacy Keach Nagee Clay Absalom Adams Arthur Lee Williams Ruben Santiago-Hudson Davenia McFadden Daryl Edwards & Sean Patri Director John Sayles Certificate PG Year 2007 Screen Widescreen 169 Anamorphic Languages English - Dolby (20) Stereo Subtitles English For The Hearing Impaired Duration 2 hours (approx) Please note this is a region 2 DVD and will require a region 2 or region free DVD player in order to play
DVDA8472

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