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R| 2 hr. 10 min.

Plot Summary
In the 1950s, Dale Turner (Dexter Gordon), a gifted black saxophonist with a drinking problem, leaves behind New York and his estranged family and relocates to Paris. There he plays for a progressive, jazz-loving audience without being judged by his race, and ages quietly in peace. Not intending to turn away from his vices, Dale nonetheless becomes the project of a French fan (François Cluzet) who tries to help him fight his alcoholism, ultimately inspiring both Dale and his music.

Cast: Dexter Gordon , François Cluzet , Gabrielle Haker , Sandra Reaves-Phillips , Lonette McKee , Christine Pascal , Herbie Hancock , Martin Scorsese

Director: Bertrand Tavernier

Genres: Drama

Round Midnight (1986)

Release Date: February 2nd, 2003|2 hr. 10 min.

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