Jackson plays a former blues man named Lazarus who feels beaten down after his wife leaves him. His life takes a strange and interesting turn when sex addict Rae Christina Ricci winds up in front of his house in bad condition. Instead of transporting her to the hospital, Lazarus decides to chain her up and try and cure her himself. Jackson loved this particular character because of his complexities and because of how he felt he knew this sort of man. The guys that I worked with in the fields and talked to, and people of the earth who drank hard when it was time to drink. They loved the blues and they sang and told stories and they did all this stuff.
A black man chains a white woman to his radiator in Memphis. But this is not a tale of racial tension in the South. The only real tension between Christina Ricci and Samuel L. In an attempt to nurse her back to health, he heals her heart as well. He feeds her soul through his guitar playing and blues singing. These two veteran actors carry the film, with their talent justifying some of the more outrageous maneuvers, such as getting the brilliant idea to tie up a woman or de-virginize a year-old yes, it goes there.
Perhaps one of the most bonkers films of was Black Snake Moan, the story of a man who sings the blues Sam L Jackson and of the nymphomaniac chained to his radiator Christina Ricci. While it was warmly received by some critics, it slithered by unnoticed at the box office. He talks about the film as an important piece of "Americana" which blends typically bluesy Southern themes i.
Jackson , Christina Ricci , and Justin Timberlake. The plot focuses on a Mississippi bluesman Jackson who holds a troubled local woman Ricci captive in his house in an attempt to cure her of her nymphomania after finding her severely beaten on the side of a road. The title of the film derives from the Blind Lemon Jefferson song.