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The movie is about the story of two musicians: Gianca, who plays the saxophone in a desperate attempt to follow his father's footsteps, and Nick, a trumpeter in love with Clifford Brown. They decide to create a band, and Gianca helps Nick in order to exploit his talent. Until Nick proves himself better than his friend. Written by
Pupi Avati is one of the best Italian director in the way he draft the scenarios, also if often at the end of his movies a little bit of delusion remain, maybe as the "ensemble" needed a different rewriting. This movie is about love. The love for the music in first: during the jazz performances the evidence of this feeling is strong. The love for the friendship, this strange link that sometimes led to unpredictable behaviors. The love for a woman, and is here were the movie let the bitter taste. Maybe for the director this feeling is more difficult to be described in real terms, in my opinion. I have enjoyed more other movies of Avati, but I believe it worth the ticket price.
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