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Mo' Better Blues is a american film of genre Drama directed by Spike Lee released in USA on 3 august 1990 with Denzel Washington

Mo' Better Blues (1990)

Mo' Better Blues
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Released in USA 3 august 1990
Length 2h9
Directed by
OriginUSA
Genres Drama,    Comedy,    Musical theatre,    Musical,    Romance
Rating65% 3.2992553.2992553.2992553.2992553.299255

Mo' Better Blues is a 1990 musical drama film starring Denzel Washington, Wesley Snipes, and Spike Lee, who also directed. It follows a period in the life of fictional jazz trumpeter Bleek Gilliam (played by Washington) as a series of bad decisions result in his jeopardizing both his relationships and his playing career. The film focuses on themes of friendship, loyalty, honesty, cause-and-effect, and ultimately salvation. It features the music of the Branford Marsalis quartet and Terence Blanchard on trumpet. The film was released five months after the death of Robin Harris and is dedicated to his memory.

Synopsis

The film begins with a scene set in Brooklyn, New York in 1969. A group of four boys walk up to Bleek Gilliam's brownstone and ask him to come out and play baseball with them. Bleek's mother insists that he continue his trumpet lesson, to his chagrin. His father becomes concerned that Bleek will grow up to be a sissy, and a family argument ensues. In the end, Bleek continues playing his trumpet, and his friends go away.

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