Keswick Film Club - Let's Get Lost

Saturday 18th October 5:00 PM

Let's Get Lost 

Director: Bruce Weber Country: USA
Cert: 15 Year: 1988 Length: 120 mins
Let's Get Lost

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Audience Reaction

Score: 58.33% Attendance: 46



Twenty years on, in this re-release which offers a uniquely personal insight into the life of the late jazz great Chet Baker, renowned photographer/filmmaker Bruce Weber travels with the elusive jazz vocalist and trumpeter, weaving together excerpts from Italian B movies, rare performance footage, and candid interviews with Baker, musicians, friends, battling ex-wives and his children - in what turned out to be the last year of his life. Winner of the 1989 Critics Prize at the Venice Film Festival, nominated for an Academy Award, Let's Get Lost has become an important document in both the career of the filmmaker and the life of a jazz legend.


open_quote This is simply the finest jazz doc ever made close_quote DAVID PARKINSON, EMPIRE

open_quote A wide-eyed love letter to a jazz great, very much of its time, sporting stylish visuals and a sublime soundtrack. close_quote CHANNEL 4


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