'Black Snake Moan'

"Black Snake Moan" (2007) The look: Wooly white hairpiece that simulates a receding hairline and a snowy beard that would have made Papa Smurf green with envy. The back story: Writer-director Craig Brewer suggested modeling Jackson's God-fearing farmer-cum-blues musician character, Lazarus, on blues guitarist R.L. Burnside. But the operative idea was to give the conflicted yet righteous Lazarus (a guy who chains Christina Ricci's borderline nymphomaniac character to a radiator for part of the movie) a "lived-in" look.
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