About the film
jazz kidnapping politician kansas city election 1930s
Release Date: August 16, 1996
|Slogan||:||«Kansas City, 1934. Anything could happen here. One night it did.»|
|Genres||:||Thriller, Drama, Music, Crime|
|Production Companies||:||Fine Line Features, CiBy 2000, Sandcastle 5|
|Writers||:||Robert Altman, Frank Barhydt|
Robert Altman's story – a riff on race, class, and power – cross-cuts between two kidnappings and a background of corrupt politics and virtuoso jazz music. It all takes place in Kansas City in 1934.