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Films By Bertrand Tavernier

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 Academy Award nominated per­formance, tenor sax great Dexter Gordon, a self-imposed exile in ... Read more
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 closely on the latter's real-lite experiences as head of a nursery school in a forlorn former mining town ... Read more
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 reflectively examines the blues and gospel traditions in a highly informal, and anecdotal manner ... Read more
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, and calls himself the Anarchist of God. The magistrate slowly breaks down the tramp through ... Read more
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