This disappointing film biography of rock 'n' roller Jerry Lee Lewis virtually ignores Lewis' much-publicized dark side, instead adopting a sanitized, light-hearted comic approach. The film begins in Ferriday, Louisiana, as the child Lewis is captivated by the sights and sounds in a black
boogie-woogie joint. The film then jumps ahead to 1956, as the twice-married and twice-divorced Lewis (Dennis Quaid) arrives in Memphis to live with his cousin while trying to score a record deal. Lewis is taken with his cousin's 13-year-old daughter, Myra (Winona Ryder), and she with him. After
his career takes off, he spirits Myra across the state line and marries her, scandaliz...