Lackawanna Blues

  • 2005
  • Movie
  • PG-13
  • Biography, Drama, Musical

Acclaimed theater director George C. Wolfe's made-for-HBO adaptation of Ruben Santiago-Hudson's memory play, which posits life not as a cabaret but as a block party, has a sharp ear for African-American rhythms, musically and dramatically. 1956: Unable to care for her baby, good-time girl Alean (Carmen Ejogo) relies on the help of her childless neighbor,...read more

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  • Released: 2005
  • Rating: PG-13
  • Review: Acclaimed theater director George C. Wolfe's made-for-HBO adaptation of Ruben Santiago-Hudson's memory play, which posits life not as a cabaret but as a block party, has a sharp ear for African-American rhythms, musically and dramatically. 1956: Unable to… (more)

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