Bird (1988)

Wed 21st October

BIRD, Forest Whitaker, 1988. ©Warner Brothers/courtesy Everett Collectio

Clint Eastwood brings a lifelong love of jazz to this gripping story of pioneering saxophonist Charlie ‘Yardbird’ Parker, winning a Best Director Golden Globe Award. Forest Whitaker stars in this compassionate biopic exploring Bird’s soaring skill and destructive excesses, and paints a vivid portrait of the jazz world in all its complexity.
Dir: Clint Eastwood , 2hr 41 min, 15

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