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Low Down is a american film of genre Drama released in USA on 19 january 2014 with John Hawkes

Low Down (2014)

Low Down
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Released in USA 19 january 2014
Length 2h
OriginUSA
Genres Drama,    Biography,    Musical
Rating60% 3.047663.047663.047663.047663.04766

Low Down is a 2014 American biopic directed by Jeff Preiss and based on the memoirs written by Amy-Jo Albany (portrayed by Elle Fanning) about her father, famed jazz pianist Joe Albany (portrayed by John Hawkes), and his struggles with drug addiction.

The film was executive produced by Anthony Kiedis and Flea (who also co-stars in the film) of the Red Hot Chili Peppers.

The film premiered in competition at 2014 Sundance Film Festival on January 19, 2014. It won the Cinematography Award: U.S. Dramatic at the festival.

Synopsis

Joe Albany was a well accomplished jazz pianist during the 1960s and 1970s performing with the likes of Charlie Parker, Miles Davis, and Charles Mingus before his descent into heroin addiction. The film tells the story of Albany's life from the perspective of his then 11-year-old daughter Amy Albany through her own personal memoirs, as she watches him contend with his drug addiction during the 1960s and '70s jazz scene.

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