Pictureville Cinema presents a very special Sound Season screening of the beloved John Landis musical comedy.
After his release from prison, Jake (John Belushi) reunites with his brother, Elwood (Dan Aykroyd)—collectively known as the ‘Blues Brothers’. Jake’s first task is to save the orphanage the brothers grew up in from the threat of closure by raising $5,000 to pay back taxes. The two are convinced they can earn the money by getting their old band back together. However, after playing several gigs and making a few enemies, including the police, the brothers face daunting odds to deliver the money on time...
- DIRECTOR: John Landis
- CAST: John Belushi, Dan Aykroyd, Carrie Fisher, James Brown, Cab Calloway, Ray Charles, Aretha Franklin
Welcome to our Sound Season screenings. To accompany our summer of sound at the museum, we’ve curated a season of films that speak to the many roles of sound in cinema. Some feature sound as the subject, some have famous soundtracks, some have groundbreaking sound effects—all are a treat for your ears.