Round Midnight (Criterion Collection)

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Format:  DVD  (2 Discs)
item number:  7SHXC
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DVD Features:

  • Number of Discs: 2
  • Released: April 26, 2022
  • Originally Released: 1986
  • Label: Criterion Collection
  • Encoding: Region 1 (USA & Canada)

Major Awards:

Academy Awards 1986 - Best Original Score: Herbie Hancock

Entertainment Reviews:

Certified Fresh96%

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...This is the world of jazz from the very inside....'ROUND MIDNIGHT is the first film about jazzmen to be made in their own rhythms; it's a ballad, with repeated themes, long sustained passages and a perfect, delicate gravity about it...
Los Angeles Times
Oct 16, 1986
...This Oscar-winning ode to the power of jazz gets at the root of the great American art form...
Entertainment Weekly
Feb 23, 2001
...Watching Dale and Francis grow close is a subdued experience that evolves in quiet ways...
Los Angeles Times
Feb 11, 1994
...[Gordon] becomes the very embodiment of the music itself....Masterly...
New York Times
Sep 30, 1986
...[ROUND MIDNIGHT] packs a terrific emotional punch...
Sight and Sound
Dec 1, 1986

Product Description:

'ROUND MIDNIGHT is the moving story of an expatriate black jazz musician and his struggle to create the bebop sound in 1959 Paris. Dexter Gordon is sensational in the lead role--he earned an Academy Award nomination for his portrayal of Dale Turner--and Herbie Hancock, who appears in the film, was nominated for his score. Director Bertrand Tavernier beautifully captures the many joys and sorrows that encompass the jazz world.


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  • UPC: 715515271417
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