• Released
  • October 24, 2014
  • (Limited (NY; LA 10/31))
  • R , 1 hr 54 min
  • Drama
    Music/Performing Arts
Low Down Synopsis
The daughter of jazz pianist Joe Albany witnesses her father's struggle with heroin addiction.
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Movie Reviews

Exceptional

By mainSrgregory5
A beautifully made and acted film...

A REAL GEM!

By kenthikida364
This is a heartbreakingly beautiful jewel of a film about love, jazz, and heroin addiction set in the late '60s - early '70s in Los Angeles, and based on the memoirs of A.J. Albany's LOW DOWN, with a...

Heartwrenching, gorgeous, loving

By watershedimages
Truly illuminates how addiction wrecks havoc, but beneath it all, love lingers between the addict and those who love him. Knowing this story is about real people seen through the eyes of a child...

Good

By vrupcic
Not bad it's really good movie and I would recommend it...

More Info

Rated R | For Drug Use, Some Sexual Content and Language
What Parents Need to Know
Common Sense Media says Bleak portrait of a brilliant but drug-addled jazz pianist.
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POSITIVE MESSAGES
POSITIVE ROLE MODELS
VIOLENCE & SCARINESS
LANGUAGE
DRINKING & DRUGS
SEXY STUFF