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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Ben Dickey ... Blaze Foley
Josh Hamilton ... Zee
Alia Shawkat ... Sybil
Charlie Sexton ... Townes Van Zandt
Kris Kristofferson ... Edwin Fuller
Richard Linklater ... Oilman
Sam Rockwell ... Oilman
Gurf Morlix Gurf Morlix ... Himself
Ethan Hawke ... Radio DJ
Alynda Lee Segarra ... Marsha
Sybil Rosen Sybil Rosen ... Mrs. Rosen
Nancy Roppolo Nancy Roppolo ... Outhouse Waitress 1
David Hinson David Hinson ... Outhouse Cook
Aaron Augustus Aaron Augustus ... Bus Boy
Brittany Price Brittany Price ... Bus Boy's Girlfriend
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The life of musician Blaze Foley.

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Based on a True Texas Love Story

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Biography | Drama | Music

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Rated R for language throughout, some sexual content and drug use | See all certifications »
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

17 August 2018 (USA) See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$1,200,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$44,250, 19 August 2018, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$680,058, 18 October 2018
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2.35 : 1
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Trivia

Ethan Hawke decided to make a biopic of Blaze Foley, a musician who was little known in his lifetime, because he found it important to make a point that it is not only the lives of celebrities that are worth showing on the screen. See more »

Goofs

During a montage scene when Blaze is writing postcards from the road, Sybil is shown counting a handful of redesigned $20 bills. Foley was killed in 1989, but the redesigned $20 was not available to the public until 1998. See more »

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Featured in Conan: Ethan Hawke/Daniel Sloss/Ninja Sex Party (2018) See more »

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Beautiful music!
9 September 2018 | by jenwaldSee all my reviews

I too had the pleasure of appreciating a Q&A with Ethan, Sybil and the actors playing Blaze and Townes. What a treat. Thank you Sybil for sharing your story and thank you Ethan for creating this sweet and sad small movie and introducing me to music and this story that I was unaware of. So glad to be introduced to Blaze's story and most imporrtantly his musci. Amazing that this was Ben's acting debut - he was great too!


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