'Round midnight
(Blu-ray) 

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[New York, N.Y.] : The Criterion Collection, [2022].
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Published
[New York, N.Y.] : The Criterion Collection, [2022].
Format
Blu-ray
Physical Desc
1 videodisc (131 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in. 1 sheet (12 unnumbered pages : color illustrations ; 72 x 17 cm, folded to 17 x 12)
Language
English
UPC
715515271318

Notes

General Note
Originally released as a motion picture in 1986.
General Note
Wide screen (2.39:1).
General Note
Special features: New interview with Gary Giddins; new conversation with Michael Cuscuna and Maxine Gordon; Before Midnight, a 1986 behind-the-scenes documentary; panel discussion from 1969 of "Fried Bananas" by Dexter Gordon; essay by Mark Anthony Neal
Creation/Production Credits
Director of photography, Bruno de Keyzer ; editor, Armand Psenny ; music, Herbie Hancock.
Participants/Performers
Dexter Gordon, François Cluzet, Gabrielle Haker, Sandra Reaves-Phillips, Lonette McKee, Christine Pascal, Herbie Hancock, John Berry, Martin Scorsese.
Description
It is a love letter from director Bertrand Tavernier to the heyday of bebop and to the Black American musicians who found refuge in the smoky underground jazz clubs of 1950s Paris. In a miraculous, sui generis fusion of performer and character that was nominated for an Oscar, legendary saxophonist Dexter Gordon plays Dale Turner, a brilliant New York jazz veteran whose music aches with beauty but whose personal life is ravaged by addiction. Searching for a fresh start in Paris, Turner strikes up an unlikely friendship with a struggling single father and ardent jazz fan who finds his life transformed as he attempts to help the self-destructive musician. Herbie Hancock₂s evocative, Oscar-winning score sets the mood for this definitive jazz film, a bittersweet opus that glows with a lived-in, soulful authenticity.
Target Audience
Rating: R.
System Details
Blu-ray, region A; wide screen (2.39:1 aspect ratio); 2.0 surround.
Language
English or French dialogue; English subtitles; subtitled for the deaf and hard of hearing (SDH).

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APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

Tavernier, B., Rayfiel, D., Winkler, I., Gordon, D., Cluzet, F., Haker, G., Reaves-Phillips, S., McKee, L., Pascal, C., Hancock, H., Berry, J., Scorsese, M., Keyzer, B. d., & Psenny, A. (2022). 'Round midnight (Blu-ray special edition.). The Criterion Collection.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Bertrand, Tavernier et al.. 2022. 'Round Midnight. The Criterion Collection.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities (Notes and Bibliography) Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Bertrand, Tavernier et al.. 'Round Midnight The Criterion Collection, 2022.

MLA Citation, 9th Edition (style guide)

Tavernier, Bertrand,, et al. 'Round Midnight Blu-ray special edition., The Criterion Collection, 2022.

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