Sweden, United States | 2016 | Kasper Collin
The new jazz film from the Swedish director of My Name Is Albert Ayler explores the circumstances surrounding the shocking death of celebrated jazz trumpeter Lee Morgan, who was shot during a 1972 gig at an East Village jazz club by his common-law wife Helen. “I Called Him Morgan isn’t just the greatest jazz documentary since Let’s Get Lost, it’s a documentary-as-jazz.” –The Guardian. “A revelatory and moving portrait of a great musician.” –The New Yorker. DCP. 92 min.
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