Black Snake Moan
- 115 min
- Directed by: Craig Brewer
- Written by: Craig Brewer
- Cast: Samuel L Jackson, Christina Ricci, Justin Timberlake
- Website: www.moanmovie.com
'Rae (Ricci) ditches her military boyfriend (Timberlake) for her drug dealer (David Banner) and a drunken spree until Lazarus (Jackson) tries to save her from herself using a guitar, three chords and the truth. An unusually riveting dissection of race, religion and redemption through the blues… until the preposterous narrative begins to break down.
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Black Snake Moan7 May 2007
Writer/director Craig Brewer does here for the blues what he did for hip hop in sleeper hit Hustle & Flow. In that film Brewer used the synoptic imagery contained in gangster rap to show the reformation of a pimp through music. Here he uses that most…
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