"Danger Had A Rhythm. Sex Had A Sound. And Freedom Had A Music All Its Own."
Playing Chess: The Making Of Cadillac Records
Once Upon A Blues: Cadillac Records By Design
Commentary With Writer/Director Darnell Martin
Cadillac Records chronicles the rise of Leonard Chess' (Adrien Brody) Chess Records and its recording artists including Muddy Waters (Jeffrey Wright), Little Walter (Columbus Short), Chuck Berry (Mos Def), Willie Dixon (Cedric The Entertainer) and the great Etta James (Beyonce Knowles). In this tale of sex, violence, race and rock and roll in Chicago of the 1950s and 60s, the film follows the exciting but turbulent lives of some of America's greatest musical legends.
Adrien Brody, Jeffrey Wright, Beyonce Knowles, Cedric the Entertainer, Mos Def