A Man Called Adam

02/02/2009
  |  Buy to Own: 02/02/2009
  |  99 min
Rated 15 by the BBFC
A Man Called Adam Film Poster

Synopsis

Drama starring Sammy Davis Jr. as professional jazz trumpeter Adam Johnson, whose self destructive habits spiral out of control following the death of his family in a car accident. Meanwhile, he is also experiencing the racial prejudices latent in the music industry, and these issues are brought to the fore when he meets respected older jazz musician Willie Ferguson (Louis Armstrong) and his beautiful civil rights activist grand-daughter Claudia (Cicely Tyson).