LIGHTNING IN A BOTTLE

 

 

 

 

 
CAST & CREW__________

Director:
Antoine Fuqua (King Arthur, Tears of the Sun, Training Day, Bait, The Replacement Killers; Former music video director for Prince, Stevie Wonder, Toni Braxton, Usher and Coolio)

Cinematographer:
Lisa Rinzler (Pollock, The Soul of a Man, Buena Vista Social Club, Three Seasons)

Performances and Interviews by:
Aerosmith
Angelique Kidjo
Arts Militia
B.B. King
Bill Cosby
Bonnie Raitt
Buddy Guy
Chris Thomas King
Chuck D & Fine
Clarence Gatemouth Brown
David Johansen & Hubert Sumlin
Dr. John
Gregg Allman
Honeyboy Edwards
India.Arie
James Blood Ulmer & Allison Krauss
Jimmie Vaughn
John Fogerty, John Hammond
Keb' Mo'
Kim Wilson
Larry Johnson
Lazy Lester
Macy Gray
Mavis Staples
Natalie Cole
Odetta
Robert Cray
Ruth Brown
Shemekia Copeland
Solomon Burke
Steve Tyler & Joe Perry
The Neville Brothers
Vernon Reid

SYNOPSIS __________

Plot:
A one night, one time only concert at Radio City Music Hall in New York City in which some of the greatest performers in the history of Blues music, including BB King, Bonnie Raitt, Steven Tyler and Macy Gray performed together. LIGHTNING captures the emotional spontaneity that only live performances of the Blues can. Interviews with BB King, Bonnie Raitt, Buddy Guy, Chris Thomas King, Dr. John, Jimmie Vaughn, Honeyboy Edwards, Ruth Brown, Shemekia Copeland, Solomon Burke, Steve Jordan, and Vernon Reid.

 

DETAILS__________

Studio:
Sony Pictures Classics

Release Date:
October 22, 2004 (NY)
November 5, 2004 (LA)

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