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Documentary on the life of jazz trumpeter and drug addict Chet Baker. Fascinating series of interviews with friends, family, associates and lovers, interspersed with film from Baker's earlier life and some modern-day performances. Written by Anonymous

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5 October 1989 (West Germany)  »

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£15,483 (UK) (6 June 2008)

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£15,483 (UK) (6 June 2008)
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Referenced in Alfie (2004) See more »

Soundtracks

You Make Me Feel So Young
By Josef Myrow and Mack Gordon
WB Music Corp.
Performed by Chet Baker, Kenny Drew, Philly Joe Jones and Sam Jones
Courtesy of Fantasy Inc.
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Moving, musical, compelling, dramatic
27 February 2002 | by (New York) – See all my reviews

See this film. Amazing to see how destructive genius can be. The film looks great, outstanding sound-track, great editing. I'm not really a jazz fan, but I loved watching and seeing this movie. It's going to be re-released this year.


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