Sweet and LowdownSweet and Lowdown
is a 1999
film which tells the story of an arrogant, obnoxious, alcoholic jazz guitarist
named Emmett Ray who may just be the best guitarist in the world. (Or second, if you count his idol, Django Reinhardt
.) It stars Sean Penn
, Samantha Morton and Woody Allen
The movie was written and directed by Allen.
It was nominated for Academy Awards for Best Actor in a Leading Role (Sean Penn) and Best Actress in a Supporting Role (Samantha Morton).