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 ...
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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
Four months before the film's release in September 1988, Baker died under mysterious circumstances in a fall from his hotel room window in Amsterdam. It's been variously speculated his death was an accident, suicide or revenge by drug dealers to whom he owed money. See more »
...yes, love & fascination...
[lights lighter to light her cigarette]
... you said it baby eh eh eh because that's the stuff, fascination... which is the old black magic... and eh... its all connected... that's mystique... but that isn't necessarily real... and that's what takes a long long time to figure out... to separate one's gift from one's self...
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This film is long overdue to be remastered and released on DVD. The VHS transfer seems quite lazily done. The opening title pretty much goes off the screen on my TV. Would love to see this film in all its glory once again.
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