Directed by Tim Sutton
A strange singer with god given talent drifts through the mythic city of Memphis under its canopy of ancient oak trees, shattered windows, and burning spirituality. Surrounded by lovers, legends, hustlers, preachers, and a wolfpack of kids, the unstable performer avoids the recording studio and is driven to spend time in his own form of self-discovery. Shown in fragments, his journey drags him from love and happiness right to the edge of another dimension.
Featuring an explosive performance and score from the singular recording artist-cum-wizard, Willis Earl Beal, MEMPHIS is a film steeped in folklore, music, surrealism, and the abstract search for glory.
DVD Extras Include:
Booklet Essays by Robert Gordon, Extra Scene-"Willis Meets the Prophet", On-set Interview with Willis Earl Beal, Podcast Interview with Director Tim Sutton, Teenie and Charles Hodges of the Hi Rhythm Section in session
- Official Selection Sundance Film Festival
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