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Stony Island

Directed by Andrew Davis
United States, 1978
Music, Drama, Cult


A product of its time, this film by director Andrew Davis vividly illustrates the music scene in Chicago in the late 1970’s. Starring Richard Davis (the director’s brother), the story concerns the formation of an R&B band and their initial performances within the city.

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Stony Island Directed by Andrew Davis

Critics reviews

It’s no great shakes, though it does afford a chance to see late ’70s, mercury-vapor-lit Chicago as filmed by Tak Fujimoto, a perennially under-appreciated cinematographer best known for his work with Jonathan Demme and M. Night Shyamalan. Man, do I sound like a sourpuss this week, or what?
December 09, 2016
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