Dramatizes the friendship between an aging alcoholic jazz musician and a young French jazz fan. Inspired by the real-life friendship between jazz pianist Bud Powell and Francis Paudras.
Burbank, Calif. : Warner Home Video, c2008.
1 videodisc (ca. 131 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
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Originally released as a motion picture in 1986.
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Director of photography, Bruno de Keyzer; production design, Alexandre Trauner; art direction, Pierre Duquesne; editor, Armand Psenny; music, Herbie Hancock.
Dexter Gordon, François Cluzet, Gabrielle Haker, Herbie Hancock, Bobby Hutcherson, Sandra Reaves-Phillips, Lonette McKee, Martin Scorsese, Christine Pascal.
DVD, widescreen presentation ; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround sound.
For private home use only.
Includes audio tracks in English with subtitles in English, French, Spanish and Portuguese.
Closed-captioned for the hearing impaired.
Academy Award: Best Score, Herbie Hancock. Academy Award nomination: Dexter Gordon
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Subjects:Jazz -- Drama.
Jazz musicians -- Drama.
Man-woman relationships -- Drama.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Other Authors:Cluzet, François.
Gordon, Dexter, 1923-1990.
Hancock, Herbie, 1940-
Pascal, Christine, 1953-1996.
Warner Bros. Pictures (1969- )
Warner Home Video (Firm)