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Mo' Better Blues
Directed by:
Spike Lee

Directed by Spike Lee, "Mo' Better Blues" (also known as "Variations on the Mo' Better Blues", "Love Supreme, A", "Ancora più blues") is a Drama/Musical film, released on August 03 of 1990 in the USA . Denzel Washington is starring, alongside Spike Lee, Wesley Snipes, Giancarlo Esposito, Robin Harris and Joie Lee.

A Spike Lee joint.

Who directed "Mo' Better Blues":

Mo' Better Blues was directed by Spike Lee, an American director, producer, actor, and writer.

Before making Mo' Better Blues, Spike Lee had directed Do the Right Thing, released in 1989, School Daze (1988), She's Gotta Have It (1986), Joe's Bed-Stuy Barbershop: We Cut Heads (1983). Since, he directed Jungle Fever, released in 1991, Malcolm X (1992), Crooklyn (1994), Clockers (1995), Girl 6 (1996), and Get on the Bus (1996).

What was the release date of "Mo' Better Blues":

Mo' Better Blues was initally released in the United States on Friday, August 03, 1990. Other films released on Friday, August 03, 1990 are DuckTales: The Movie - Treasure of the Lost Lamp (dir. Bob Hathcock), Return Home (dir. Ray Argall), and El Sueo del mono loco (dir. Fernando Trueba). This was twenty-nine (29) years ago.

It has been released on Wednesday, November 21, 1990 in France; Thursday, September 27, 1990 in Germany; Friday, December 14, 1990 in Italy; Thursday, November 08, 1990 in Australia and on Saturday, February 09, 1991 in Japan.

What is the casting of "Mo' Better Blues":

At the casting of Mo' Better Blues we find Denzel Washington, previously seen in Heart Condition (1990) and Glory (1989); Spike Lee (Do the Right Thing (1989), School Daze (1988)); Wesley Snipes (King of New York (1990), Major League (1989)) [ more... ]

  • Spike Lee, Giancarlo Esposito, Robin Harris, Joie Lee, Bill Nunn, John Turturro, Nicholas Turturro, Samuel L. Jackson, Leonard L. Thomas and Steve White also appeared in Do the Right Thing, released in 1989.
  • Denzel Washington, Spike Lee, Giancarlo Esposito, Nicholas Turturro, Leonard L. Thomas, Steve White and Raye Dowell can also be seen in Malcolm X, released in 1992.
  • Leonard L. Thomas and Spike Lee, Giancarlo Esposito, Joie Lee, Bill Nunn, Samuel L. Jackson also worked together in School Daze, released in 1988.
  • Charles Q. Murphy and Spike Lee, Wesley Snipes, John Turturro, Nicholas Turturro, Samuel L. Jackson also appeared in Jungle Fever, released in 1991.
  • Steve White and Spike Lee, John Turturro, Leonard L. Thomas also worked together in Clockers, released in 1995.
  • Spike Lee, Joie Lee, John Turturro and Leonard L. Thomas can be seen in Girl 6, released in 1996.
  • John Turturro and Spike Lee, Joie Lee have all also be seen in Summer of Sam, released in 1999.
  • Leonard L. Thomas and Wesley Snipes, Giancarlo Esposito can all be seen in King of New York, released in 1990.
  • Steve White and Robin Harris, Charles Q. Murphy also appeared in Harlem Nights, released in 1989.
  • Spike Lee, Joie Lee and Raye Dowell can all be seen in She's Gotta Have It, released in 1986.

What is the Storyline of "Mo' Better Blues":

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.

The next scene brings us to the present (over twenty years later), with an [...]

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