Director: John Sayles
Year of Production: 2007
Acclaimed writer/director John Sayles (LONE STAR, PASSION FISH) brings the birth of rock ‘n’ roll to life with electrifying effect in HONEYDRIPPER.
Tyrone Purvis is a bar owner down on his luck. To drum-up business, he enlists the services of the legendary Guitar Sam. What he gets will forever change his Saturday nights, but threatens to raise demons from the past that could destroy his future.
With a stunning soundtrack and a stellar cast, including Danny Glover, Charles S. Dutton, Stacey Keach and Mary Steenburgen, as well as performances by Motown legend Dr. Mable John, Keb’ Mo’ and rising star Gary Clark Jr., HONEYDRIPPER is a rock ‘n’ roll story as it has never been told before.
An accompanying booklet features John Sayles’ short story, ‘Keeping Time’, which inspired HONEYDRIPPER.
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"illuminating... a host of lovely performances from a superb cast... immaculately lit camerawork from Dick Pope, and a stirring tribute to the power of music. Oh, and Glover is great"
"his best role in years, Danny Glover shines... flawless acting"
"rich... engaging... spine-tingling rhythm 'n' blue"
"immensely likable, highly characteristic... full of wonderful visual and verbal moments... excellent cinematography... exuberant"
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"lifts the soul... inspiring... enjoyable... the music is sublime, and Dick Pope's cinematography does things with cotton fields that are out of this world"
"Superb performance... Glover is excellent... music surges through this feelgood film"
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