WHO’S IN IT?
Don Cheadle (Hotel Rwanda), Emayatzy Corinealdi (Middle of Nowhere), Ewan McGregor (Salmon Fishing in the Yemen), Michael Stuhlbarg (A Serious Man), Keith Stanfield (Short Term 12), Austin Lyon (The Diary of a Teenage Girl), Jeffrey Grover (Take Shelter), Joshua Jessen (film debut), Theron Brown (film debut)
WHO’S BEHIND THE CAMERA?
Don Cheadle (film debut), director, writer, producer; Steven Baigelman (Brother’s Keeper), writer; Robert Ogden Barnum (Margin Call), Pamela Hirsch (Life in Flight), Darryl Porter (Dead Presidents), Daniel Wagner (7 Millionaires), Vince Wilburn Jr. (film debut) and Lenore Zerman (The Guard), producers; Robert Glasper (film debut), composer; Roberto Schaefer (Quantum of Solace), cinematographer; John Axelrad (Crazy Heart) and Kayla Emter (Broke), editors
WHAT’S IT ABOUT?
At the height of his prolific career, jazz musician Miles Davis (Cheadle) virtually disappears from the world for a five-year period in the 1970s and holes himself up in his home, all alone. However, the unexpected arrival of Rolling Stone journalist Dave Brill (McGregor) paves the way for a series of misadventures and escapades, all while Miles is being haunted by the ghosts of his own past…
IN ONE SENTENCE, WHY SHOULD YOU BE EXCITED?
Don Cheadle makes his directorial debut with this highly unconventional portrait of the eccentric but brilliant jazz legend Miles Davis.