Honeydripper (2007)

Honeydripper
Type Feature Film
MPAA Rating PG 13
Runtime 2hr 2mins.
Genres Drama, Adaptation, Period, Music
Keywords 1950s, rock 'n' roll, rural
Status Released
US Release Date
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    Triple threat John Sayles stumbles badly with this slogging story set in 1950 Alabama, about a club owner who reaches the end of his rope just as the cotton harvest begins.

Name Credit Credited as Role Id Sort Order
Danny Glover Actor Tyrone 'Pinetop' Purvis 1 1000001
Gary Clark Actor Sonny Blake 1 1000002
Keb Mo Actor Possum 1 1000003
Ruth Brown Actor Bertha May 1 1000004
Kel Mitchell Actor Junebug 1 1000005
Eric Abrams Actor Hamilton Drinkwater 1 1000006
Yaya Dacosta Actor China Doll 1 1000007
Davenia McFadden Actor Nadine 1 1000008
Lisa Hamilton Actor Delilah Purvis 1 1000009
Sean Thomas Actor Dexter Moncrief 1 1000010
Charles Dutton Actor Maceo Green 1 1000011
Vondie Hall Actor Slick 1 1000012
Mable John Actor Bertha Mae Spivey 1 1000013
Stacy Keach Actor Sheriff Pugh 1 1000014
Daryl Edwards Actor Shack Thomas 1 1000015
Albert Hall Actor Reverend Cutlip 1 1000016
Brent Jennings Actor Ned 1 1000017
Eddie Shaw Actor Time Trenier 1 1000018
Tom Wright Actor Cool Breeze 1 1000019
Ruben Santiago-Hudson Actor Alton Stokely 1 1000020
Mary Steenburgen Actor Amanda Winship 1 1000021
Arthur Williams Actor Metalmouth Sims 1 1000022
Nagee Clay Actor Scratch 1 1000023
Absalom Adams Actor Lonnie 1 1000024
Donnie Betts Actor Mr. Simmons 1 1000025
John Sayles Actor Zeke 1 1000026
Larry Coker Actor Wetumpka Driver 1 1000027
Brian Williams Actor Luther 1 1000028
Santana Shelton Actor Opal 1 1000029
Danny Vinson Actor Judge Gatlin 1 1000030
Ronald McCall Actor King 1 1000031
Eddie Mallard Actor Nat 1 1000032
Eric Housh Actor Clerk 1 1000033
Stephan Hundley Actor Young Henry 1 1000034
James Crittenden Actor Old Man Toussaint 1 1000035
Steve Holmes Actor Deputy #1 1 1000036
Ledyard Williamson Actor Deputy #2 1 1000037
John Sayles Director n/a 2 2000001
John Sayles Producer n/a 3 3000001
Maggie Renzi Producer n/a 3 3000002
Ira Deutchman Associate Producer n/a 171 3000003
Susan Kirr Associate Producer n/a 171 3000004
Mark Wynns Associate Producer n/a 171 3000005
John Sayles Screenplay (adaptation) 120778 4000001
John Sayles Source Material (from short story) 120786 4000002
Cas Donovan Assistant Director n/a 163 5000001
Paul Schneider Assistant Director n/a 163 5000002
Stuart McPhee Post-Production Supervisor n/a 120796 5000003
Joaquin Prange Location Manager n/a 193 5000004
Batou Chandler Location Manager n/a 193 5000005
Carolyn DeSousa Script Supervisor n/a 191 5000006
Karen Wacker Production Coordinator n/a 162 5000007
Dick Pope Director of Photography n/a 120780 6000001
Matt Clark Camera Operator n/a 239 6000002
David Dunlap Camera Operator n/a 239 6000003
John Sayles Editor n/a 172 7000001
Mario Ontal Associate Editor n/a 479 7000002
Mason Daring Composer n/a 120836 8000001
Billy Novick Music Arrangements 120781 8000002
Greg Hayes Music Engineer Music Recording Engineer 120837 8000003
Tim Bernett Music Supervisor n/a 120872 8000004
Toby Corbett Production Designer n/a 164 9000001
Alice Baker Set Decorator n/a 165 9000002
Eloise Stammerjohn Art Director n/a 183 9000003
John Hubbard Casting Director n/a 157 10000001
Kathleen Broyles Casting Associate n/a 160 10000002
Hope Hanafin Costume Designer n/a 169 13000001
Katie Saunders Costume Supervisor n/a 120895 13000002
Melissa Forney Hair Department Head Hair 120794 13000003
Diane Maurno Makeup Department Head Makeup 353 13000004
Gloria Belz Makeup Artist n/a 120801 13000005
Jaime Reyes Boom Operator n/a 215 14000001
Robert Fernandez Rerecording Mixer n/a 120856 14000002
Judy Karp Sound Mixer n/a 230 14000003
Phil Stockton Supervising Sound Editor n/a 328 14000004
Richard Ball Key Grip n/a 263 15000001
Tom Percarpio Gaffer n/a 268 15000002
Marjorie Leder Production Accountant n/a 282 16000001
Dane Moore Construction Coordinator n/a 276 21000001
Philip Schneider Property Master n/a 120805 24000001
Synopsis
In 1950's Alabama, the owner of the Honeydripper juke joint finds his business dropping off and against his better judgement, hires a young electric guitarist in a last ditch effort to draw crowds during harvest time.