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Cadillac Records is a american film of genre Drama directed by Darnell Martin released in USA on 5 december 2008 with Adrien Brody

Cadillac Records (2008)

Cadillac Records
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Released in USA 5 december 2008
Length 1h49
Directed by
OriginUSA
Genres Drama,    Biography,    Historical,    Musical
Rating70% 3.50113.50113.50113.50113.5011

Cadillac Records is a 2008 musical biopic written and directed by Darnell Martin. The film explores the musical era from the early 1940s to the late 1960s, chronicling the life of the influential Chicago-based record-company executive Leonard Chess, and a few of the musicians who recorded for Chess Records.

The film stars Adrien Brody as Leonard Chess, Cedric the Entertainer as Willie Dixon, Mos Def as Chuck Berry, Columbus Short as Little Walter, Jeffrey Wright as Muddy Waters, Eamonn Walker as Howlin' Wolf, and Beyoncé Knowles as Etta James. The film was released in North America on December 5, 2008 by TriStar Pictures.

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Leonard Chess, a Polish immigrant of Jewish descent, starts the record label Chess Records in Chicago in 1950. It opens its doors for black musicians and attracts people such as Muddy Waters, Chuck Berry, Little Walter and Etta James.

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