Sweet And Lowdown
Filmfest 2015

German Age Rating

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The fanciful biography of a legendary jazz guitarist, Emmet Ray, who clashed with lovers, gangsters, musicians and success itself in the 1930’s Jazz scene. Sean Penn stars as the fictional musical genius who during the Swing Era was on his way up but could never settle down. Emmet forever stands in the shadow of his singular hero, the profoundly passionate Django Reinhardt. Woody Allen’s tale traverses the nightclubs, back alleys and train yards of the Swing Era jazz scene – yet was entirely filmed within an hour of Manhattan.
Sony Pictures Classics

tags: Music, Portrait, Feature film

Cast: Sean Penn, Uma Thurman, Samantha Morton, Anthony LaPaglia, Gretchen Mol

Credits

Screenplay: Woody Allen

Director of Photography: Zhao Fei

Film Editor: Alisa Lepselter

Composer: Dick Hyman

Production Designer: Santo Loquasto

Costume Design: Laura Cunningham Bauer

Sound: Marko Costanzo, Bruce Pross

Producer: Jean Doumanian

Production Company: Sweetland Films, B.V., Magnolia Productions, Inc.

Co-Producer: Richard Brick

World Sales: WestEnd Films

Director: Woody Allen