All That Jazz

Release Date: January 1st, 1979

DVD Release Date: August 19th, 2003

R |2 hr 3 min

Plot Summary

When he is not planning for his upcoming stage musical or working on his Hollywood film, choreographer/director Joe Gideon (Roy Scheider) is popping pills and sleeping with a seemingly endless line of women. The physical and mental stress begins to take a toll on the ragged perfectionist. Soon, he must decide whether or not his non-stop work schedule and hedonistic lifestyle are worth risking his life. The film is a semi-autobiographical tale written and directed by the legendary Bob Fosse.

Cast: Roy Scheider, Jessica Lange, Ann Reinking, Leland Palmer, Cliff Gorman, Ben Vereen, Erzsebet Foldi, Michael Tolan

Director: Bob Fosse

Genres: Musical , Drama

Production Co: Columbia Pictures, Twentieth Century Fox

Distributors: 20th Century Fox

Keywords: Dark , Creative , New York City , 1970s , Fall , Hospital ,

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Awards

Winner Editing
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (1980)
Nominated Costume Design
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (1980)
Winner Cinematography
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (1980)
Nominated Production Design
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (1980)
Nominated Cinematography
Nominated Writing (Screenplay Written Directly for the Screen)
Winner Costume Design
Winner Art Direction
Nominated Sound
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (1980)
Nominated Best Picture
Nominated Actor
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (1980)
Nominated Actor in a Leading Role
Winner Music (Original Song Score and Its Adaptation or Adaptation Score)
Winner Film Editing
Nominated Directing
Nominated Best Performance By an Actor in a Motion Picture - Musical or Comedy