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Jazzman (My iz dzhaza)

Rating:No Rating
Genre:Comedy, Musical
Release Date:March 7, 1984
Running time:88 minutes
Cast:Igor Sklyar, Aleksandr Pankratov-Chyorny, Nikolai Averyushkin, Pyotr Shcherbakov, Yelena Tsyplakova
Director:Karen Shakhnazarov
Writer:Aleksandr Borodyansky, Karen Shakhnazarov
Distributor:International Film Exchange (IFEX)

Description: The Russian Jazzman (or more appropriately Jazzmen) is set in the '20s, when American jazz music was not recommended by Soviet ideologists. The film follows the misadventures of four street musicians who scratch out a meager living playing two-bit engagements here and there and dream of being a real jazz band. The picture is a loving and charming tribute to the first Russian jazz enthusiasts.~ Yuri German, All Movie Guide

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