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Plot Summary
In the 1950s and '60s, young Ruben Santiago Jr. (Marcus Franklin) lives in a lively boardinghouse in the blue-collar town of Lackawanna, New York, with his father (Jimmy Smits) after his parents separate. Run by the motherly Nanny Crosby (S. Epatha Merkerson) and her taciturn husband (Terrance Dashon Howard), the boardinghouse residents, including The Bandleader (Mos Def), singer Pauline (Macy Gray) and cabaret owner Dick Barrymore (Ernie Hudson), teach the young boy about life and art.

Cast: S. Epatha Merkerson , Marcus Franklin , Mos Def , Jeffrey Wright , Jimmy Smits , Terrance Dashon Howard , Rosie Perez , Macy Gray

Director: George C. Wolfe

Genres: Drama

Lackawanna Blues (2005)

Release Date: February 12th, 2005|1 hr. 35 min.

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