Crossroads 1986

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Crossroads ★★½ 1986 (R)

A blues-loving young white man, classically trained at Juilliard, befriends an aging black blues-master. After helping the old man escape from the nursing home, the two hop trains to the South where it's literally a duel with the devil. Fine performances by Macchio, Gertz, Seneca, and Morton. Wonderful score by Ry Cooder, with some help from Steve Vai in the final showdown. 100m/C VHS, DVD . Ralph Macchio, Joe Seneca, Jami Gertz, Joe Morton, Robert Judd, Harry Carey Jr., Steve Vai; D: Walter Hill; W: John Fusco; C: John Bailey; M: Ry Cooder, Steve Vai.