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A passion for blues music is evident in this drama based on a contest-winning script by former blues musician John Fusco -- and featuring one of the decade's best-received motion picture soundtracks, written and performed by Ry Cooder. Eugene Martone Ralph Macchio is a classically trained guitarist who desperately wants to locate a long-lost blues song. At a Harlem nursing home, Eugene finds Willie Brown (Joe Seneca), a legendary blues man who may be able to help him. Eugene becomes part of the
Mar 14, 1986 Wide
Aug 10, 2004
Sony Pictures Home Entertainment
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until the definitive movie about the blues is constructed, returning to Crossroads will have to suffice
Great blues music and authentic Deep South atmosphere highlight this unusually gentle film by Walter Hill.
Meandering story with Ralph Macchio, mediocre Walter Hill.
Macchio is great....rocks to an electric beat
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- Eugene Martone: Hey, Willie, look at this hat. All I need is a Mississippi string tie and I'm ready to roll!
- Willie Brown: Yeah, you need a lot more than THAT.
- Willie Brown: You can't get enough mileage livin' at home with your momma wipin' your butt.
- Willie Brown: Where do you live?
- Eugene Martone: It's a school dormitory.
- Willie Brown: (sarcastically) Ooh, school dormitory. Oh, times are hard. Times are hard!
- Willie Brown: Meet Blind Dog Fulton. The one and only Willie Brown. You have found your man!
- Eugene Martone: Aw, this GREAT, this is great! Listen, I know that I'm not Robert Johnson, I...
- Willie Brown: (interrupting) No, you AIN'T. You ain't even the beginnin' of a pimple on the "Late Great" Robert Johnson's ass! You might have a little lightnin' in you, but you're missin' everything else.
- Willie Brown: Why do you wanna know about all this stuff?
- Eugene Martone: I'm a blues man.
- Willie Brown: A blues man?
- Willie Brown: (starts laughing)
- Willie Brown: Where you from, boy?
- Eugene Martone: Well, I was born in Long Island.
- Willie Brown: Oh, Long Island, aww shit, this is rich! Long Island: the famous 'breedin' ground' for blues men!
- Willie Brown: (laughing almost hysterically)
- Willie Brown: Lots of towns... Lots of songs... Lots of women... Good times... Bad times... Only thing that I wanted anyone to say is... 'He could really play... He was good'.
- Eugene Martone: I'm a blues man!
- Willie Brown: Blues man shit.
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