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Title Da sweet blood of Jesus / a 40 Acres and a Mule Filmworks production ; an official Spike Lee joint ; producers, Chiz Schultz and Spike Lee ; screenplay, Bill Gunn and Spike Lee ; directed by Spike Lee
Published [San Francisco, California, USA] : Kanopy Streaming, 2018
[United States] : Gravitas Ventures, 2015


Description 1 streaming video file (125 min.) : .flv file, sound, color
Summary This stylized thriller is a new kind of love story. Dr. Hess Green (Stephen Tyrone Williams) becomes cursed by a mysterious ancient African artifact and is overwhelmed with a newfound thirst for blood. He however is not a vampire. Soon after his transformation he enters into a dangerous romance with Ganja Hightower (Zaraah Abrahams) that questions the very nature of love, addiction, sex, and status in our seemingly sophisticated society
Notes A reinterpretation of Bill Gunn's 1973 film Ganja & Hess
Originally released as a motion picture in 2014
Credits Original score, Bruce Hornsby ; supervising editor, Barry Alexander Brown ; editor, Randy Wilkins ; director of photography, Daniel Patterson
Cast Stephen Tyrone Williams, Zaraah Abrahams, Rami Malek, Elvis Nolasco
Notes In English
Closed-captioning in English
Not rated
Subject Murder -- Drama
Blood -- Drama
Love -- Drama.
Antiquities -- Drama
Man-woman relationships -- Drama
Man-woman relationships.
Genre/Form Romance films.
Film adaptations.
Fantasy films.
Feature films.
Fiction films.
Film remakes.
Horror films.
Thrillers (Motion pictures)
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Comedy films.
Thrillers (Motion pictures)
Horror films.
Romance films.
Comedy films.
Feature films.
Fiction films.
Film adaptations.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Films comiques.
Thrillers (Films)
Films d'horreur.
Films d'amour.
Films de fiction.
Adaptations cinématographiques.
Vidéos pour personnes handicapées auditives.
Form Streaming video
Author Lee, Spike, film director, film producer, screenwriter.
Gunn, Bill, 1934-1989, screenwriter.
Schultz, Chiz, film producer.
Williams, Stephen Tyrone, actor.
Abrahams, Zaraah, 1987- actor.
Malek, Rami, actor.
Nolasco, Elvis, actor.
Patterson, Daniel (Cinematographer), director of photography.
Brown, Barry Alexander, editor of moving image work.
Wilkins, Randy, editor of moving image work.
Hornsby, Bruce, composer (expression)
Forty Acres & a Mule Filmworks, production company.
Kanopy (Firm), publisher.
Other Titles Sweet blood of Jesus
OTHER TI Motion picture adaptation of (work): Ganja & Hess (Motion picture)