The blues is a seven-part documentary film series exploring the evolution of the blues, featuring rare archival performance footage of Muddy Waters, Howlin' Wolf, Willie Dixon ... et al., also including over 100 newly-filmed performances by contemporary artists such as B.B. King, Bonnie Raitt, Beck ... et al. singing classic blues songs.
Two people meet in Las Vegas and form a bond based on unconditional acceptance and mutual respect that will change each of them forever.
The Tilsons are a wealthy couple who have grown tired of the high stress of life in New York City and are looking to move. Upstate, they find a mansion in the village of Cold Creek which has fallen into disrepair after it was repossessed. Convinced the house has great possibilities, the Tilsons buy it, and with a little hard work they are soon living in their dream home. Before long the family begins to learn the disturbing truth about the history...
Mike Figgis' film mixes interviews with dozens of the key players of the British blues movement with new music from an all-star jam session at the Abbey Road studios.