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Bird is a american film of genre Drama directed by Clint Eastwood released in USA on 30 september 1988 with Forest Whitaker

Bird (1988)

Bird
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Released in USA 30 september 1988
Length 2h34
Directed by
OriginUSA
Genres Drama,    Biography,    Musical
Rating71% 3.598213.598213.598213.598213.59821

Bird is a 1988 American biographical film, produced and directed by Clint Eastwood of a screenplay written by Joel Oliansky. The film is a tribute to the life and music of jazz saxophonist Charlie "Bird" Parker. It is constructed as a montage of scenes from Parker's life, from his childhood in Kansas City, through his early death at the age of thirty-four.

The film moves back and forth through Parker's history, blending moments to find some truth to his life. Much of the movie revolves around his only grounding relationships with wife Chan Parker, Bebop pioneer trumpet player and band leader Dizzy Gillespie, and his influence (both musically and into the world of heroin addiction) on trumpet player Red Rodney.

Synopsis

Ce film est une interprétation cinématographique de la vie de Charlie Parker, alias "Bird" (Yardbird en VO), jazzman visionnaire et musicien accompli qui éleva le saxophone à un niveau d'expression inédit. Le film dépeint alternativement la jeunesse et la maturité de cet homme et de ce créateur de génie, sa carrière et ses drames personnels.

Actors

Forest Whitaker

(Charlie 'Bird' Parker)
Diane Venora

(Chan Parker)
Samuel E. Wright

(Dizzy Gillespie)
Keith David

(Buster Franklin)
Bill Cobbs

(Dr. Caulfield)
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