Black Snake Moan poster

Black Snake Moan

Black Snake Moan is a 2007 film written and directed by Craig Brewer. It was filmed in and around Memphis, Tennessee, and stars Samuel L. Jackson and Christina Ricci. The title of the film derives from the 1927 Blind Lemon Jefferson song, while the plot is loosely based on George Eliot's 1861 novel Silas Marner.