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Mo' better blues [videorecording] / Universal Pictures presents ; a 40 Acres and a Mule Filmworks production ; a Spike Lee joint ; produced, written and directed by Spike Lee.

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  • 0 of 1 copy available at Sage Library System. (Show)
  • 0 of 1 copy available at Hood River County Library District.

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Summary:

"Talented trumpeter Bleek Gilliam is obsessed by his music and indecisive about his girlfriends Indigo and Clarke. But when he is forced to come to the aid of his manager and childhood friend, Bleek finds his world more fragile than he ever imagined"--Container.
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Circulation Modifier Age Hold Protection Active/Create Date Status Due Date
Hood River County Library DVD FIC MO (Text) 33892100688226 Adult New DVDs DVD System_Only_3months 10/14/2020 Checked out 11/17/2020

Record details

  • ISBN: 0783252501
  • ISBN: 9780783252506
  • ISBN: 9786306212934
  • ISBN: 6306212930
  • ISBN: 0783252099
  • ISBN: 9780783252094
  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (2 hr., 10 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Edition: Widescreen.
  • Publisher: Universal City, CA : Universal, [2000]

Content descriptions

General Note:
Originally released as a motion picture in 1990.
Bonus materials: Production notes; Cast and filmmakers: Denzel Washington as Bleek Gilliam, Spike Lee as Giant, Wesley Snipes as Shadow Henderson, Giancarlo Esposito as Left Hand Lacey, Robin Harris as Butterbean Jones, Joie Lee as Indigo Downes, Bill Nunn as Bottom Hammer, John Turturro as Moe Flatbush, Dick Anthony Williams as Big Stop Gilliam, and introducing Cynda Williams as Clarke Bentancourt; Theatrical trailer; Recommendations.
Restrictions on Access Note:
Educational and home use only.
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Costume design, Ruth E. Carter ; editor, Sam Pollard ; production design, Wynn Thomas ; original music score, Bill Lee ; featuring The Branford Marsalis Quartet with Terence Blanchard ; photographed by Ernest Dickerson.
Participant or Performer Note:
Denzel Washington, Spike Lee, Wesley Snipes, Giancarlo Esposito, Robin Harris, Joie Lee, Bill Nunn, John Turturro, Dick Anthony Williams, Cynda Williams.
Summary, etc.:
"Talented trumpeter Bleek Gilliam is obsessed by his music and indecisive about his girlfriends Indigo and Clarke. But when he is forced to come to the aid of his manager and childhood friend, Bleek finds his world more fragile than he ever imagined"--Container.
Target Audience Note:
MPAA rating: R.
System Details Note:
DVD, region 1, dual-layer; Dolby digital 3.0 surround; anamorphic widescreen format (1.78:1 aspect ratio) presentation.
Language Note:
In English, dubbed French, or dubbed Spanish; closed-captioned.
Subject: African American jazz musicians > Drama.
Trumpet players > United States > Drama.
Man-woman relationships > Drama.
Genre: Feature films.
Fiction films.
Romance films.
Musical films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Feature films > United States.
Feature films > United States.
Feature.
Drama.
Summary: "Talented trumpeter Bleek Gilliam is obsessed by his music and indecisive about his girlfriends Indigo and Clarke. But when he is forced to come to the aid of his manager and childhood friend, Bleek finds his world more fragile than he ever imagined"--Container.

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