Explores the lives of the filmmaker's favorite blues artists - Skip James, Blind Willie Johnson and J. B. Lenoir - in a film that is part history and part personal pilgrimage. Tells the story of their lives in music through rare archival footage and covers of their songs by contemporary musicians, including Bonnie Raitt, Lucinda Williams, Lou Reed, Eagle Eye Cherry, Nick Cave, Jon Spencer Blues Explosion, Cassandra Wilson, Los Lobos and others.


Wim Wenders