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Films By Bertrand Tavernier

‘ROUND MIDNIGHT (Bertrand Tavernier, 1986)
Slices of a real, then fictional, then real, then fictional jazz life held together by Herbie Hancock's music played by all-star combos - 'Round Midnight embodies the jazz myth of the outsider. In an… Read more

IT ALL STARTS TODAY (Bertrand Tavernier, 1998)
An ensemble tale about a working-class community struggling against apparently impossible odds, French film mainstay Bertrand Tavernier scripted the film with his daughter and son-in-law, based close… Read more

MISSISSIPPI BLUES (Bertrand Tavernier, Robert Parrish, 1984)
A musical portrait of the American South as seen by outsiders, and filmed in the town of Oxford, Mississippi in 1982. The standard documentary approach is jettisoned in favour of a film 'diary which … Read more

THE JUDGE AND THE ASSASSIN (Bertrand Tavernier, 1975)
A provincial magistrate suspects that a tramp picked up by the police for molesting a young country girl, is the murderer of several young shepherds. The man feels himself driven by a strange frenzy,… Read more

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