The Blues: Warming By The Devil's Fire

29/03/2004
  |  Buy to Own: 29/03/2004
  |  106 min
Rated TBC by the BBFC
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Synopsis

Charles Burnett presents a tale about a young boy's encounter with his family in Mississippi in the 1950s and inter-generational tensions between the heavenly strains of gospel and the devilish blues. Included are performances by Big Bill Broonzy, Willie Dixon, Lightnin' Hopkins, Son House, Mississippi Hurt, Bessie Smith, Dinah Washington, Muddy Waters and Sonny Boy Williamson.