Matinee Film: Round Midnight (1986)
A very touching and lovely ode to the beauty of jazz music.
Real life jazz legend Dexter Gordon brilliantly portrays fictional tenor sax player Dale Turner, a musician slowly losing the battle with alcoholism, estranged from his family, and hanging on by a thread in 1950s New York. One of the most renowned jazz films ever released winning an Oscar for ‘Best Original Music Score’. Also starring Francois Cluzet.
Duration 133mins. Certificate 15.