The Cotton Club
Wed 9 May @ 7pm | Arc Cinema | $15/13
1984 | M | 127 mins| USA | D: Francis Ford Coppola
A gangster film soaked in syncopated jazz rhythm. Coppola takes us to New York of the 1920s and into the flashy world of the Harlem nightclub that featured the nation's most talented black musicians -- playing before an all-white audience. NFSA 35mm print.
‘...this was one of the most troubled productions in recent movie history, but what difference does that make when the result is so entertaining?’- Roger Ebert.
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