In Cassavetesí tale of interracial romance set in the art and jazz circles of hip, Beat-era New York, jazz informs the free-form structure and choice of improvisational acting, jumpy editing and hand-held camerawork.
Featuring a celebrated score by jazz greats Charles Mingus and Shafi Hadi.
US 1959 Dir John Cassavetes 82 min
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