• Low Down (2014)

Low Down

Release Date: October 24th, 2014

DVD Release Date: March 10th, 2015

R |1 hr 58 min

Plot Summary

The daughter (Elle Fanning) of jazz pianist Joe Albany (John Hawkes) witnesses her beloved father's struggle -- and failure -- to kick his heroin habit.

Cast: John Hawkes, Elle Fanning, Glenn Close, Lena Headey, Peter Dinklage, Flea , Caleb Landry Jones, Taryn Manning

Director: Jeff Preiss

Genres: Docudrama

Ratings & Reviews

  • 40
    Todd McCarthyThe Hollywood Reporter

    Unfortunately, the film never begins to reveal what's really going on inside Joe Albany. show more

  • 88
    Michael PhillipsChicago Tribune

    A tough-minded, empathetic portrait of dreamers on the edge. show more

  • 88
    Matt Zoller SeitzRogerEbert.com

    A very good jazz movie and a very good heroin movie, if indeed there's much practical difference between the two modes—and perhaps there isn't. show more

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