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1 hr. 59 min.

Plot Summary
Whether in his golden youth or premature old age, legendary jazz trumpeter Chet Baker's musical virtuosity always shone through. In this frank and revealing documentary made a year before his death, interviews, recording sessions, archive footage and home movies are used by director Bruce Weber to show a man ravaged by his long involvement with drugs.

Cast: Chet Baker , Carol Baker , Ruth Young , Diane Vavra , Dick Bock , Lawrence Trimble ,

Director: Bruce Weber

Genres: Documentary

Let's Get Lost (1989)

Release Date: April 21st, 1989|1 hr. 59 min.

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  • 88
    Steven Rea Philadelphia Inquirer

    Baker's life, like his music, was as sad as it was beautiful. And Weber's movie - obsessed with Baker's image as much as with his songs - hits all the right notes. show more

  • 70
    Jack Mathews New York Daily News

    A combination homage, living obituary and darkly moody piece of cinematic poetry. show more

  • 88
    Mark Feeney Boston Globe

    The miraculous thing about Let's Get Lost is that Weber has managed to create something that's both impossibly stylized and unmistakably moral (not judgmental, moral). show more

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