• Publication date: March 16, 2010

Mo' Better Blues

Spike Lee’s 1990 jazz film stars Denzel Washington, Wesley Snipes and Lee as members of an underground jazz band. Bleek Gilliam is happy with his band until questions start arising regarding his manager Giant and two women that love him…

Program data

Duration: 120

Production Year: 1990

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May 15, 2014 05:15 (KSA) ~ May 15, 2014 04:15 (CLT)

Spike Lee’s 1990 jazz film stars Denzel Washington, Wesley Snipes and Lee as members of an underground jazz band. Bleek Gilliam is happy with his band until questions start arising regarding his manager Giant and two women that love him. Giant is always in trouble over finances due to his addiction to gambling but Bleek cannot think of getting rid of him. Yet in truth his management of his relationships with women along with his professional choices may affect his musical career

Starring:

  • Denzel Washington as Bleek Gilliam
  • Spike Lee as Giant
  • Wesley Snipes as Shadow Henderson
  • Joie Lee as Indigo Downes
  • Cynda Williams as Clarke Betancourt
  • Giancarlo Esposito as Left Hand Lacey
  • Bill Nunn as Bottom Hammer
  • John Turturro as Moe Flatbush
  • Nicholas Turtrurro as Josh Flatbush
  • Samuel L. Jackson as Madlock

Directed by:  Spike Lee

Rating:  R