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Crossroads (1986)
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Walter Hill
Ralph Macchio Joe Seneca Jami Gertz
1h 39m

"Crossroads" is a 1986 musical drama film directed by Walter Hill. The story follows Eugene Martone (played by Ralph Macchio), a young and talented guitarist, and Willie Brown (played by Joe Seneca), a harmonica player. Eugene seeks out Willie, who claims to have sold his soul to the devil for musical talent. Together, they embark on a journey to the Mississippi Delta to find legendary bluesman Robert Johnson's lost song. The film explores themes of music, friendship, and the mythical aspects of the blues tradition. "Crossroads" is known for its blend of music and drama, with an iconic guitar duel at its climax showcasing Eugene's musical prowess.