About the film
jazz saxophone heroin biography psychiatric hospital heroin addict electroconvulsive therapy death of daughter bebop eiffel tower, paris 1950s
Release Date: July 01, 1988
|Slogan||:||«"There are no second acts in American lives."»|
|Production Companies||:||Warner Bros. Pictures, Malpaso Productions|
|Producers||:||Clint Eastwood, David Valdes, Phyllis Huffman|
Saxophone player Charlie ‘Bird’ Parker comes to New York in 1940 and is quickly noticed for his remarkable way of playing. He becomes a drug addict but his loving wife Chan tries to help him.