Django Poster

Release Date: January 5th, 2018

DVD Release Date: March 20th, 2018

Not Yet Rated|1 hr 55 min

Plot Summary
Jazz musician Django Reinhardt and his family escape from German-occupied Paris in 1943.

Cast: Reda Kateb, Cécile De France, Bea Pálya, Ulrich Brandhoff, Maximilien Poullein, Esther Comar, Alexandre Sauty, Gabriel Mireté

Director: Etienne Comar

Genres: Biography, Historical drama, Music

Production Co: Fidélité Films

Distributors: Under the Milky Way

Ratings & Reviews

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  • A more honest script might’ve supported Reda Kateb’s laid-back, medium-effective portrayal of Reinhardt more fully. As is, he’s depicted as an artist man floating through his awful times, living for the music. show more

  • This semi-fictionalized account rings false whenever it eschews reality for a WWII cloak-and-dagger intrigue, trying too hard to dazzle us with plot instead of letting the music speak for itself. show more

  • Unimpeachably honest intentions and a solid, laid-back lead performance by star Reda Kateb mean that at least the film won’t be derided as Django Untuned. show more

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