Blue Like Jazz (2012)

Director
Steve Taylor

Main cast
Marshall Allman; Claire Holt; Tania Raymonde; Justin Welborn; Eric Lange

Genres
Drama, Comedy

Description
A young man must find his own way as his Southern Baptist roots don't seem to be acceptable at his new liberal arts college.


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