Ruby's Bucket of Blood [DVD] [2001]

Angela Bassett stars in this powerful drama set in the Deep South in the early '60s. Ruby Delacroix (Bassett) operates a rough-and-tumble night spot in Louisiana. Between running her business, raising a teenage daughter, and trying to keep tabs on her unfaithful husband, Ruby's life hardly needs any more excitement. However, temptation presents itself in the form of Billy (Kevin Anderson), a white singer who is booked into the club. Ruby and Billy fall into a passionate affair, which proves to be a dangerous thing in the desegregated South. Produced for the Showtime premium cable network, Ruby's Bucket of Blood also features Glenn Plummer, Brian Stokes Mitchell, and Jurnee Smollett.
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Overview

Special Features

  • In depth interviews with: director Peter Werner, actors Kevin Anderson, Angela Bassett, Glenn Plummer, Brian Stokes Mitchell and more
  • Extensive filmographies
  • Photo gallery
  • Spanish language
  • Weblink
  • Closed Captioned

Synopsis

Ruby's Bucket of Blood
Angela Bassett stars in this powerful drama set in the Deep South in the early '60s. Ruby Delacroix (Bassett) operates a rough-and-tumble night spot in Louisiana. Between running her business, raising a teenage daughter, and trying to keep tabs on her unfaithful husband, Ruby's life hardly needs any more excitement. However, temptation presents itself in the form of Billy (Kevin Anderson), a white singer who is booked into the club. Ruby and Billy fall into a passionate affair, which proves to be a dangerous thing in the desegregated South. Produced for the Showtime premium cable network, Ruby's Bucket of Blood also features Glenn Plummer, Brian Stokes Mitchell, and Jurnee Smollett. ~ Mark Deming, Rovi

Cast & Crew

  • Angela Bassett
    Angela Bassett
  • Kevin Anderson
    Kevin Anderson
  • Brian Stokes Mitchell
    Brian Stokes Mitchell
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