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1. Kill Your Darlings (2013)

R | 104 min | Biography, Drama, Romance

6.5
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65 Metascore

A murder in 1944 draws together the great poets of the beat generation: Allen Ginsberg, Jack Kerouac and William Burroughs.

Writers: Austin Bunn, John Krokidas | Director: John Krokidas | Stars: Daniel Radcliffe, Dane DeHaan, Michael C. Hall, Ben Foster

2. Burlesque (I) (2010)

PG-13 | 119 min | Drama, Musical, Romance

6.3
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47 Metascore

A small-town girl ventures to Los Angeles and finds her place in a neo-burlesque club run by a former dancer.

Writer: Steve Antin | Director: Steve Antin | Stars: Cher, Christina Aguilera, Alan Cumming, Eric Dane

3. Keep on Keepin' On (2014)

Documentary

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A documentary that follows jazz legend Clark Terry over four years to document the mentorship between Terry and 23-year-old blind piano prodigy Justin Kauflin as the young man prepares to compete in an elite, international competition.

Writers: Davis Coombe, Alan Hicks | Director: Alan Hicks | Stars: Clark Terry, Justin Kauflin, Quincy Jones, Herbie Hancock

4. The Princess and the Frog (2009)

G | 97 min | Animation, Family, Fantasy

7.2
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73 Metascore

A fairy tale set in Jazz Age-era New Orleans and centered on a young woman named Tiana and her fateful kiss with a frog prince who desperately wants to be human again.

Writers: Ron Clements, John Musker, Rob Edwards, Greg Erb, Jason Oremland, Don Hall, E.D. Baker, Chris Ure, Jared Stern, Dean Wellins, Will Csaklos, Ralph Eggleston | Directors: Ron Clements, John Musker | Stars: Anika Noni Rose, Keith David, Oprah Winfrey, Bruno Campos

5. Chicago (2002)

PG-13 | 113 min | Comedy, Crime, Musical

7.2
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82 Metascore

Murderesses Velma Kelly and Roxie Hart find themselves on death row together and fight for the fame that will keep them from the gallows in 1920s Chicago.

Writers: Bill Condon, Bob Fosse, Fred Ebb, Maurine Dallas Watkins | Director: Rob Marshall | Stars: Renée Zellweger, Catherine Zeta-Jones, Richard Gere, Taye Diggs

6. Ghost World (2001)

R | 111 min | Comedy, Drama

7.5
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88 Metascore

With only the plan of moving in together after high school, two unusually devious friends seek direction in life. As a mere gag, they respond to a man's newspaper ad for a date, only to find it will greatly complicate their lives.

Writers: Daniel Clowes, Terry Zwigoff | Director: Terry Zwigoff | Stars: Steve Buscemi, Thora Birch, Scarlett Johansson, Brad Renfro

7. Some Like It Hot (1959)

Not Rated | 120 min | Comedy

8.3
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When two musicians witness a mob hit, they flee the state in an all female band disguised as women, but further complications set in.

Writers: Billy Wilder, I.A.L. Diamond, Robert Thoeren, Michael Logan | Director: Billy Wilder | Stars: Marilyn Monroe, Tony Curtis, Jack Lemmon, George Raft

8. 25th Hour (2002)

R | 135 min | Crime, Drama

7.7
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67 Metascore

Cornered by the DEA, convicted New York drug dealer Montgomery Brogan reevaluates his life in the 24 remaining hours before facing a seven-year jail term.

Writer: David Benioff | Director: Spike Lee | Stars: Edward Norton, Barry Pepper, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Rosario Dawson

9. Night Court (1984–1992)

30 min | Comedy

7.7
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An eccentric fun-loving judge presides over an urban night court and all the silliness going on there.

Creator: Reinhold Weege | Stars: Harry Anderson, John Larroquette, Richard Moll, Charles Robinson

10. Angel Heart (1987)

X | 113 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller

7.4
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Harry Angel has a new case, to find a man called Johnny Favourite. Except things aren't quite that simple, and Johnny doesn't want to be found. Let's just say that, amongst the period ... See full summary »

Writers: William Hjortsberg, Alan Parker | Director: Alan Parker | Stars: Mickey Rourke, Robert De Niro, Lisa Bonet, Charlotte Rampling

11. Cowboy Bebop (1998– )

TV-MA | 24 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

9.0
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The futuristic misadventures and tragedies of an easygoing bounty hunter and his partners.

Creator: Hajime Yatate | Stars: Kôichi Yamadera, Unshô Ishizuka, Megumi Hayashibara, Kevin Seymour

12. Lost Highway (1997)

R | 134 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller

7.7
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52 Metascore

After a bizarre encounter at a party, a jazz saxophonist is framed for the murder of his wife and sent to prison, where he inexplicably morphs into a young mechanic and begins leading a new life.

Writers: David Lynch, Barry Gifford | Director: David Lynch | Stars: Bill Pullman, Patricia Arquette, John Roselius, Louis Eppolito

13. That Thing You Do! (1996)

PG | 108 min | Comedy, Drama, Music

6.8
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71 Metascore

A Pennsylvania band scores a hit in 1964 and rides the star-making machinery as long as it can, with lots of help from its manager.

Writer: Tom Hanks | Director: Tom Hanks | Stars: Tom Hanks, Liv Tyler, Charlize Theron, Tom Everett Scott

14. Cadillac Records (2008)

R | 109 min | Biography, Drama, History

6.9
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65 Metascore

Chronicles the rise of Chess Records and its recording artists.

Writer: Darnell Martin | Director: Darnell Martin | Stars: Adrien Brody, Jeffrey Wright, Beyoncé Knowles, Columbus Short

15. Jimmy's Hall (2014)

109 min | Drama, History

6.8
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60 Metascore

Political activist Jimmy Gralton is deported from Ireland during the country's 'Red Scare' of the 1930s.

Writers: Paul Laverty, Donal O'Kelly | Director: Ken Loach | Stars: Barry Ward, Simone Kirby, Andrew Scott, Jim Norton

16. The Smiling Lieutenant (1931)

Passed | 93 min | Comedy, Romance, Musical

8.0
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Lieutenant Niki of the Austrian royal guard has a new girlfriend, Franzi. He's crazy about her and is smiling at her while on duty in the street. King Adolf and his daughter Princess Anna ... See full summary »

Writers: Leopold Jacobson, Felix Dormann, Hans Müller, Ernest Vajda, Samson Raphaelson | Director: Ernst Lubitsch | Stars: Maurice Chevalier, Claudette Colbert, Miriam Hopkins, Charles Ruggles

17. Summer of Sam (1999)

R | 142 min | Crime, Drama, Romance

6.6
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67 Metascore

Spike Lee's take on the "Son of Sam" murders in New York City during the summer of 1977 centering on the residents of an Italian-American South Bronx neighborhood who live in fear and distrust of one another.

Writers: Spike Lee, Victor Colicchio, Michael Imperioli | Director: Spike Lee | Stars: John Leguizamo, Adrien Brody, Mira Sorvino, Jennifer Esposito

18. The Mighty Boosh (2003– )

27 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Musical

8.4
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Vince Noir and Howard Moon have surreal adventures while working at a Zoo run by the deranged Bob Fossil (in series 1) and pursuing a career as musicians and living with the mystic Naboo ... See full summary »

Stars: Julian Barratt, Noel Fielding, Michael Fielding, Rich Fulcher

19. Big Night (1996)

R | 107 min | Drama

7.4
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80 Metascore

A failing Italian restaurant run by two brothers gambles on one special night to try to save the business.

Writers: Joseph Tropiano, Stanley Tucci | Directors: Campbell Scott, Stanley Tucci | Stars: Tony Shalhoub, Stanley Tucci, Marc Anthony, Larry Block

20. Page Eight (2011 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 99 min | Action, Drama, Mystery

6.8
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Johnny Worricker (Bill Nighy) is a long-serving MI5 officer. His boss and best friend Benedict Baron (Michael Gambon) dies suddenly, leaving behind him an inexplicable file, threatening the... See full summary »

Writer: David Hare | Director: David Hare | Stars: Bill Nighy, Rachel Weisz, Tom Hughes, Michael Gambon

21. Short Cuts (1993)

R | 187 min | Comedy, Drama

7.7
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79 Metascore

The day-to-day lives of a number of suburban Los Angeles residents.

Writers: Raymond Carver, Robert Altman, Frank Barhydt | Director: Robert Altman | Stars: Andie MacDowell, Julianne Moore, Tim Robbins, Bruce Davison

22. The Legend of 1900 (1998)

R | 165 min | Drama, Music, Romance

8.1
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58 Metascore

A baby boy, discovered in 1900 on an ocean liner, grows into a musical prodigy, never setting foot on land.

Writers: Alessandro Baricco, Giuseppe Tornatore | Director: Giuseppe Tornatore | Stars: Tim Roth, Pruitt Taylor Vince, Bill Nunn, Clarence Williams III

23. Play Misty for Me (1971)

R | 102 min | Crime, Drama, Romance

7.0
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A brief fling between a male disc jockey and an obsessed female fan takes a frightening, and perhaps even deadly turn when another woman enters the picture.

Writers: Jo Heims, Dean Riesner | Director: Clint Eastwood | Stars: Clint Eastwood, Jessica Walter, Donna Mills, John Larch

24. New York, New York (1977)

PG | 155 min | Drama, Music, Musical

6.7
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An egotistical saxophonist and a young singer meet on V-J Day and embark upon a strained and rocky romance, even as their careers begin a long, up-hill climb.

Writers: Earl Mac Rauch, Mardik Martin | Director: Martin Scorsese | Stars: Liza Minnelli, Robert De Niro, Lionel Stander, Barry Primus

25. Be Kind Rewind (2008)

PG-13 | 102 min | Comedy, Drama

6.4
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52 Metascore

Two bumbling store clerks inadvertently erase the footage from all of the tapes in their video rental store. In order to keep the business running, they re-shoot every film in the store with their own camera, with a budget of zero dollars.

Writer: Michel Gondry | Director: Michel Gondry | Stars: Jack Black, Mos Def, Danny Glover, Mia Farrow

26. The Salton Sea (2002)

R | 103 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.2
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41 Metascore

After his wife is murdered, a man drifts into a world populated by thugs and speed junkies.

Writer: Tony Gayton | Director: D.J. Caruso | Stars: Val Kilmer, Vincent D'Onofrio, Adam Goldberg, Luis Guzmán

27. Bullets Over Broadway (1994)

R | 98 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

7.5
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In 1920s New York, a struggling playwright is forced to cast a mobster's talentless girlfriend in his latest drama in order to get it produced.

Writers: Woody Allen, Douglas McGrath | Director: Woody Allen | Stars: John Cusack, Dianne Wiest, Jennifer Tilly, Chazz Palminteri

28. Sweet and Lowdown (1999)

PG-13 | 95 min | Comedy, Drama, Music

7.3
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70 Metascore

In the 1930s, fictional jazz guitarist Emmet Ray idolizes Django Reinhardt, faces gangsters and falls in love with a mute.

Writer: Woody Allen | Director: Woody Allen | Stars: Sean Penn, Samantha Morton, Woody Allen, Ben Duncan

29. Dancing on the Edge (2013– )

Drama

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A black jazz band becomes entangled in the aristocratic world of 1930s London as they seek fame and fortune.

Stars: Chiwetel Ejiofor, Matthew Goode, Joanna Vanderham, Wunmi Mosaku

30. Cowboy Bebop: The Movie (2001)

R | 115 min | Animation, Action, Crime

7.9
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61 Metascore

A terrorist explosion releases a deadly virus on the masses, and it's up the bounty-hunting Bebop crew to catch the cold-blooded culprit.

Writers: Marc Handler, Keiko Nobumoto, Hajime Yatate | Directors: Shinichirô Watanabe, Hiroyuki Okiura | Stars: Beau Billingslea, Melissa Fahn, Nicholas Guest, Steve Blum

31. The Cotton Club (1984)

R | 127 min | Crime, Drama, Music

6.5
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The Cotton Club was a famous night club in Harlem. The story follows the people that visited the club, those that ran it, and is peppered with the Jazz music that made it so famous.

Writers: William Kennedy, Francis Ford Coppola, Mario Puzo, Jim Haskins | Director: Francis Ford Coppola | Stars: Richard Gere, Gregory Hines, Diane Lane, Lonette McKee

32. High Society (1956)

Passed | 111 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance

7.0
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C.K. Dexter-Haven, a successful popular jazz musician, lives in a mansion near his ex-wife's Tracy Lord's family estate. She is on the verge of marrying a man blander and safer than Dex, ... See full summary »

Writers: John Patrick, Philip Barry | Director: Charles Walters | Stars: Bing Crosby, Grace Kelly, Frank Sinatra, Celeste Holm

33. Miles Ahead

Action, Biography, Drama | Filming

An exploration of the life and music of Miles Davis.

Writers: Steven Baigelman, Don Cheadle, Stephen J. Rivele, Christopher Wilkinson | Director: Don Cheadle | Stars: Ewan McGregor, Don Cheadle, Michael Stuhlbarg, Keith Stanfield

34. Smokin' Aces 2: Assassins' Ball (2010 Video)

R | 86 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

5.1
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Walter Weed is an unassuming desk jockey at the FBI when the Bureau uncovers a plot to assassinate him. A team of degenerate, psychotic assassins dispatched by mystery man Hal Leuco to win ... See full summary »

Writers: Olatunde Osunsanmi, Olumide Odebunmi, Tom Abrams, P.J. Pesce, Joe Carnahan | Director: P.J. Pesce | Stars: Tom Berenger, Clayne Crawford, Tommy Flanagan, Maury Sterling

35. Sex and the Single Girl (1964)

110 min | Comedy, Romance

6.6
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A womanizing reporter for a sleazy tabloid magazine impersonates his hen-pecked neighbor in order to get an expose on renowned psychologist Helen Gurley Brown.

Writers: Helen Gurley Brown, Joseph Heller, David R. Schwartz, Joseph Hoffman | Director: Richard Quine | Stars: Lauren Bacall, Tony Curtis, Natalie Wood, Henry Fonda

36. Eating Out (I) (2004)

Unrated | 90 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.1
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28 Metascore

After getting dumped by his slutty girlfriend, Caleb falls in love with Gwen. However, thanks to Caleb's roommate, Gwen thinks he's gay and sets him up with her roommate, Marc.

Writer: Q. Allan Brocka | Director: Q. Allan Brocka | Stars: Scott Lunsford, Jim Verraros, Emily Brooke Hands, Rebekah Kochan

37. Mo' Better Blues (1990)

R | 130 min | Drama, Music, Romance

6.5
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Jazz trumpeter Bleek Gilliam makes questionable decisions in his professional and romantic life.

Writer: Spike Lee | Director: Spike Lee | Stars: Denzel Washington, Spike Lee, Wesley Snipes, Giancarlo Esposito

38. The Cincinnati Kid (1965)

102 min | Drama

7.3
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An up-and-coming poker player tries to prove himself in a high-stakes match against a long-time master of the game.

Writers: Richard Jessup, Ring Lardner Jr., Terry Southern | Director: Norman Jewison | Stars: Steve McQueen, Ann-Margret, Edward G. Robinson, Karl Malden

39. Reefer Madness: The Movie Musical (2005 TV Movie)

R | 112 min | Comedy, Drama, Horror

7.1
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An outrageous tongue-in-cheek musical comedy adaptation of the classic 1936 anti-marijuana propaganda film.

Writers: Kevin Murphy, Dan Studney | Director: Andy Fickman | Stars: Kristen Bell, Christian Campbell, Neve Campbell, Alan Cumming

40. Young Man with a Horn (1950)

Approved | 112 min | Biography, Drama, Music

7.2
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A young trumpeter enjoys highs (musical success, fame, and fortune) and lows (sour marriage, death of his mentor, bout with alcoholism).

Writers: Carl Foreman, Edmund H. North, Dorothy Baker | Director: Michael Curtiz | Stars: Kirk Douglas, Lauren Bacall, Doris Day, Hoagy Carmichael

41. All of Me (1984)

PG | 93 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Romance

6.7
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A dying millionnaire has her soul transferred into a younger, willing woman. But something goes wrong, and she finds herself in her lawyer's body - together with the lawyer.

Writers: Edwin Davis, Henry Olek, Phil Alden Robinson | Director: Carl Reiner | Stars: Steve Martin, Lily Tomlin, Victoria Tennant, Madolyn Smith Osborne

42. Out of the Past (1947)

Not Rated | 97 min | Drama, Film-Noir, Thriller

8.1
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A private eye escapes his past to run a gas station in a small town, but his past catches up with him. Now he must return to the big city world of danger, corruption, double crosses and duplicitous dames.

Writer: Daniel Mainwaring | Director: Jacques Tourneur | Stars: Robert Mitchum, Jane Greer, Kirk Douglas, Rhonda Fleming

43. Sweet Smell of Success (1957)

Not Rated | 96 min | Drama, Film-Noir

8.2
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100 Metascore

Powerful but unethical Broadway columnist J.J. Hunsecker coerces unscrupulous press agent Sidney Falco into breaking up his sister's romance with a jazz musician.

Writers: Clifford Odets, Ernest Lehman | Director: Alexander Mackendrick | Stars: Burt Lancaster, Tony Curtis, Susan Harrison, Martin Milner

44. A King in New York (1957)

TV-PG | 105 min | Comedy, Drama

7.3
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A recently-deposed European monarch seeks shelter in New York City, where he becomes an accidental television celebrity and is later wrongly accused of being a Communist.

Writer: Charles Chaplin | Director: Charles Chaplin | Stars: Charles Chaplin, Maxine Audley, Jerry Desmonde, Oliver Johnston

45. Bird (1988)

R | 161 min | Biography, Drama, Music

7.2
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78 Metascore

The troubled life and career of the jazz musician, Charlie "Bird" Parker.

Writer: Joel Oliansky | Director: Clint Eastwood | Stars: Forest Whitaker, Diane Venora, Michael Zelniker, Samuel E. Wright

46. La Notte (1961)

Not Rated | 115 min | Drama

7.9
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A day in the life of an unfaithful married couple and their steadily deteriorating relationship.

Writers: Michelangelo Antonioni, Ennio Flaiano, Tonino Guerra | Director: Michelangelo Antonioni | Stars: Jeanne Moreau, Marcello Mastroianni, Monica Vitti, Bernhard Wicki

47. Gainsbourg: A Heroic Life (2010)

130 min | Biography, Drama, Music

6.9
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58 Metascore

A glimpse at the life of French singer Serge Gainsbourg, from growing up in 1940s Nazi-occupied Paris through his successful song-writing years in the 1960s to his death in 1991 at the age of 62.

Writer: Joann Sfar | Director: Joann Sfar | Stars: Eric Elmosnino, Lucy Gordon, Laetitia Casta, Doug Jones

48. The Jazz Singer (1927)

Unrated | 88 min | Drama, Music, Musical

6.9
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The son of a Jewish Cantor must defy his father in order to pursue his dream of becoming a jazz singer.

Writers: Samson Raphaelson, Alfred A. Cohn, Jack Jarmuth | Director: Alan Crosland | Stars: Al Jolson, May McAvoy, Warner Oland, Eugenie Besserer

49. The Great Gatsby (2000 TV Movie)

90 min | Drama, Romance

5.9
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Stock broker Nick Carraway consents to play Cupid for his rich married first cousin Daisy Buchanen and her former love, wealthy Jay Gatsby.

Writers: F. Scott Fitzgerald, John J. McLaughlin | Director: Robert Markowitz | Stars: Mira Sorvino, Toby Stephens, Paul Rudd, Martin Donovan

50. Monica Z (2013)

111 min | Biography, Drama, Music

7.1
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The world famous Swedish jazz singer, actress and icon Monica Zetterlund's life through stardom and hardship.

Writers: Peter Birro, Per Fly | Director: Per Fly | Stars: Edda Magnason, Sverrir Gudnason, Kjell Bergqvist, Vera Vitali