Sweet and Lowdown

Sweet and Lowdown

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Much like Sean's Penn's fictionalized jazz guitarist in Woody Allen's SWEET AND LOWDOWN, real-life jazz guitarist Howard Alden is obviously just as obsessed with the work of Gypsy guitarist Django Reinhardt, and 1930s jazz as well. Pianist Dick Hyman -- an Allen regular -- centers his arrangements around Alden's fancy picking. He's no…  See more details below

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Sweet and Lowdown 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 3 reviews.
Guest More than 1 year ago
I thought Sweet and Lowdown was the best film of the year. Not only was Penn's acting magnificent, the music thrilled me to my core.
Guest More than 1 year ago
Music and comic afficianado Allen has bettered his best again and made movies with a heart, soul and listenable music. Penn plays the lead part of the selfcentered cad, and the perfect match, whom I think stole the picture was the mute girlfriend. A perfect blend of music and unappreciated and later unrequited love. Woody convinced me there actually was such a person as Emmet Ray. Allen is a complete genius as well as an expert on real music.
Guest More than 1 year ago
Woody had me believing that Emmet Ray really existed. Loved Sean Penn's portrayal and the music was grand. I've seen Dick Hyman, Howard Alden and Bucky Pizzarelli in person, so I really enjoyed the music from this movie.