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Crossroads is a american film of genre Drama directed by Walter Hill released in USA on 14 march 1986 with Ralph Macchio

Crossroads (1986)

Crossroads
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Released in USA 14 march 1986
Length 1h36
Directed by
OriginUSA
Genres Drama,    Musical,    Romance
Rating70% 3.5488853.5488853.5488853.5488853.548885

Crossroads is a 1986 musical dramatic feature film inspired by the legend of blues musician Robert Johnson. Starring Ralph Macchio, Joe Seneca and Jami Gertz, the film was written by John Fusco and directed by Walter Hill and features an original score featuring Ry Cooder and Steve Vai on the soundtrack's guitar, and harmonica by Sonny Terry. Vai also appears in the film as the devil's guitar player in the climactic guitar duel.

Fusco was a traveling blues musician prior to attending New York University's Tisch School of the Arts where he wrote Crossroads as a masterclass assignment under screenwriting giants Waldo Salt and Ring Lardner, Jr.. The student screenplay won first place in the national FOCUS Awards (Films of College and University Students) and sold to Columbia Pictures while Fusco was still a student.

Synopsis

Eugene Martone (Ralph Macchio) is a classical guitar student at the Juilliard School for Performing Arts in New York City who has an obsession for the blues, especially the famed Robert Johnson. Most intriguing are the legends surrounding exactly how Johnson became so talented most notably the one claiming he "sold his soul to the Devil at the crossroads" along with a supposed lost song that Johnson never recorded.

Actors

Ralph Macchio

(Eugene Martone)
Joe Seneca

(Willie Brown)
Jami Gertz

(Frances)
Joe Morton

(Scratch's Assistant)
Tim Russ

(Robert Johnson)
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