"Your father is very concerned for your welfare," Sheila Albany tells her estranged 15-year-old daughter, Amy-Jo, whose story is told in the true-life drama "Low Down." "(He) fears that . . . that you suffer from a sort of self-loathing."
A moving, harrowing, if sometimes hackneyed account of drug addiction, familial love, and art, "Low Down" is about the complex relationship between Amy-Jo and her father, celebrated jazz pianist Joe Albany.