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Bird (1988)
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Bird (1988)

After a performance, Esteves (James Handy) visits him but Charlie doesn't want to talk to him. Charlie goes out with Chan, but his drug habits get on the way. She is also constantly complaining about his many other girls. She gets pregnant from whoever knows who. Charlie leaves, leaving her with the problem. One night, on a Hollywood tour, he meets Red Rodney (Michael Zelniker), who also plays the trumpet. Charlie tells him never to touch drugs and gives him the opportunity to play with him. That night, Charlie has sex with Audrey (Anna Levine). She takes him to the home of Stravinsky, whom Charlie admires. Charlie rings the bell. He goes to the door with his wife, but Charlie does not dare to say anything. Charlie longs to have such a good home at a nice neighborhood close to Thomas Mann, Huxley and other famous writers. Audrey goes to the same dentist than Stravinsky, and that's why she knew where he lived. Charlie's music is off the air due to morality concerns. Charlie has problems to find drugs, so he resorts to drinking. Chan tries to convince club owners (Steve Zettler & Al Pugliese) that he's ready to work, but its' difficult. Charlie goes to Chan's as his eldest daughter and her grandmother are waiting for him. Charlie is pressured into give the names of fellow drug addicts by Moscowitz. As Charlie is broke, he embarks on a Parisian tour, which is really successful that he has the opportunity to stay there forever with a better life, with people respecting him and his music.
Actors: Forest Whitaker ,
Forest Whitaker
Forest Whitaker 15 July 1961, Longview, Texas, USA
Diane Venora ,
Diane Venora
Diane Venora 10 August 1952, Hartford, Connecticut, USA
Michael Zelniker ,
Michael Zelniker
Michael Zelniker 8 November 1954
Samuel E. Wright ,
Samuel E. Wright
Samuel E. Wright 20 November 1946, Camden, South Carolina, USA
Keith David ,
Keith David
Keith David 4 June 1956, Harlem, New York City, New York, USA
Michael McGuire ,
Michael McGuire
Michael McGuire 1934
James Handy ,
James Handy
James Handy
Damon Whitaker ,
Damon Whitaker
Damon Whitaker 21 October 1970, Los Angeles County, California, USA
Morgan Nagler ,
Morgan Nagler
Morgan Nagler
Arlen Dean Snyder ,
Arlen Dean Snyder
Arlen Dean Snyder 5 March 1933, Rice, Kansas, USA
Sam Robards ,
Sam Robards
Sam Robards 16 December 1961, New York City, New York, USA
Genre: Drama Biography Music
Director: Clint Eastwood
Country: United States
Release: 1988
IMDb: 7.2
Duration: 161 min
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