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Chasing the Blues

Austin Film Festival
Event organized by Austin Film Festival

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Writers: Scott Smith, Kevin Guilfoile
Director: Scott Smith
Cast: Grant Rosenmeyer, Ronald L. Conner, Chelsea Tavares, Jon Lovitz, Steve Guttenberg, Anna Maria Horsford

Allen’s life revolves around one thing: blues records. The high school teacher by day has amassed a huge amount of records over the years, but in 1987, he comes across an old lady with an ultra-rare 1930s record. Competing with a rival record collector, Allen attempts to con the old lady out of the record. When a series of unfortunate circumstances sends both Allen and his opponent to jail, the feud festers for over 20 years until they are released from prison and get a second chance at snagging the record, this time from a more formidable foe.

Trailer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Rk71OwLyJ-0

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