Cadillac Records [DVD] [2008]

  • SKU: 9193295
  • Release Date: 03/10/2009
  • Rating: R
  • 4.9 (17)
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4.9
100% of customers would recommend this product to a friend (17 out of 17)

Special Features

  • Deleted scenes
  • "Playing Chess: The Making of Cadillac Records"
  • "Once Upon a Blues: Cadillac Records by Design"
  • Commentary with writer/director Darnell Martin
  • Closed Captioned

Synopsis

Cadillac Records
Directed by TV veteran Darnell Martin, the musical drama Cadillac Records documents the compelling true-life story of the Chicago record label that helped the world discover such legendary artists as Muddy Waters, Howlin' Wolf, Little Walter, and Chuck Berry. Founded in 1950 by Leonard Chess (Adrien Brody), Chess Records quickly gained a reputation as home to some of the most talented and influential blues artists ever to step into a recording studio. But giving these musicians an opportunity to bring their music to the world was no easy task, because along the way there was enough sex, drugs, and rock & roll to ensure that things around Chess Records never got boring. Featuring Jeffrey Wright as Muddy Waters, Gabrielle Union as Geneva Wade, Beyoncé Knowles as Etta James, Mos Def as Chuck Berry, Cedric the Entertainer as Willie Dixon, and Eamonn Walker as Howlin' Wolf. ~ Jason Buchanan, Rovi

Cast & Crew

  • Adrien Brody
    Adrien Brody - Leonard Chess
  • Jeffrey Wright
    Jeffrey Wright - Muddy Waters
  • Gabrielle Union
    Gabrielle Union - Geneva Wade
  • Columbus Short
    Columbus Short - Little Walter
  • Mos Def
    Mos Def - Chuck Berry

Overall Customer Rating

4.9 out of 54.9
19 Reviews
100%of customers recommend this product.

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