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Monkey Tidwell in Iron City Blues

Iron City Blues

2008 UR

Chronicling the birth of a blues song inspired by a notoriously untamed Tennessee town, this award-winning indie documentary trails blues artist Big Mike Griffin and his tough-as-nails ex-Marine companion as they venture into the heart of Iron City. It's a place where order is optional -- and thugs literally ran the law out of town. So when it comes to welcoming a pair of outsiders, will the locals be cruel or kind?