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Mo' Better Blues

Mo' Better Blues

Mo' Better Blues is a 1990 musical comedy-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 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. This film marks the first of four film collaborations between Washington and Lee. The film was released five months after the death of Robin Harris and is dedicated to his memory. ... more on Wikipedia

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